Tuesday, September 26, 2017

LGBTQ Issues

More backlash for government minister over comments about same-sex unions

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 18 2017 – Minister of the Environment Dr Denis Lowe remains in the line of fire for seemingly pouring scorn on...

DLP has gays and lesbians too, warns Inniss

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 17 2017 – A stinging rebuke has come for Minister of the Environment Dr Denis Lowe from one of his own...

Gay Jamaican-American Man Beaten Up During Carnival In The Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas, May 09 2017 - Aman who was allegedly attacked by a group of people during a concert at Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival early...

Gay Couple Clear Legal Hurdle In Fight To Wed

HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 06 2017 – Two gay men have been celebrating following a landmark ruling handed down on Friday that paves the way...

AG Says Gay People Are Not Persecuted In Barbados

BRIDGETOWN Barbados, Apr 13 2017 – Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite says people who identify as gay are not persecuted in Barbados, based on their...

Puerto Rico Faces Federal Lawsuit Over Transgender Rights

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Apr 07 2017 - An LGBT rights group has filed a federal lawsuit demanding that Puerto Rico let transgender people...

LGBT Rainbow Flag Creator Dies

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr 01 2017 – Gilbert Baker, an artist based in San Francisco who created the rainbow flag as a symbol for the...

Caribbean Pastors Call On US To Halt Promotion Of LGBT Rights Abroad

WASHINGTON, Mar 23 2017 – Several religious officials, including pastors from across the Caribbean, have called on the United States to halt the promotion...

Barbados Police Officers Get LGBTI Sensitivity Training

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 21 2017 – The Royal Barbados Police Force has embarked on sensitivity training regarding the LGBTI community. Organisers say 16 police officers...

LGBT Advocate Sworn In As Senator

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Feb 11 2017 – An advocate for LGBT and women’s rights has become the newest member of the Upper House. Thirty-three-year-old Aziza...