Thursday, November 23, 2017

LGBTQ Issues

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...

Thousands Of Women To March On Washington

WASHINGTON, Jan 21 2017 – Thousands of women are expected to gather on Saturday for the Women’s March on Washington, a kind of counter-inauguration...

Ellen Degeneres Nixes Kim Burrell’s Performance After Singer’s Anti-gay Sermon

HOUSTON, Jan 04 2017 – Ellen Degeneres won't allow Kim Burrell to appear on her talk show after the gospel singer refused to apologize...

Stigma & Discrimination Are Major Barriers To Health For LGBT People In The Caribbean

WASHINGTON, Dec 14 2016 – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says stigma and discrimination are major barriers to health for lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

Haitian Man Seeks Asylum In The United States After Enduring Anti-Gay Attacks

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Dec 05 2016 – The party was like many others in Delmas, a neighborhood in the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, with a vibrant...

LGBT Festival Cancelled In Haiti Amid Threats To Organisers

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Sep 28 2016 – Organisers of a cultural festival in Haiti celebrating the Afro-Caribbean LGBTQ community said Tuesday that it has been...
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