T&T events for “Our Caribbean”, the GLBT anthology, continue all week


On Wednesday April 14th, Nigel R Khan Bookseller hosts a “Meet the Author” event at 6:00 pm at the West Mall store. Meet Thomas Glave and other contributors to the book up close and intimate. Get your copy signed. The book will also be on display and available for purchase at all seven Nigel R Khan stores – Long Circular Mall, Ellerslie Plaza, Grand Bazaar (new store), Trincity, Price Plaza, Gulf City, Lowlands.

On Thursday April 15th, from 5:30 to 8:30, Thomas Glave’s hosts, the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at the University of the West Indies-St. Augustine hold their headline lecture and reading.

Author: CAISO Sex and Gender Justice

In late June 2009, on the eve of the fifteenth anuual celebration of Pride in Trinidad & Tobago, the Minister of Community Development, Culture and Gender Affairs gave our community a big fat slap: We are not dealing with any issues relating to same-sex unions, homosexuality or sexual orientation in the National Gender Policy and Action Plan, she told the media. Two days later, a range of groups and leaders in Trinidad & Tobago had come together to form the Coalition Advocating for Inclusion of Sexual Orientation, to foster a forward-thinking, visionary and humane approach to sexual orientation and gender identity and full citizenship in our proud nation, one consistent with the title of our national development plan, "Vision 20/20".

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