37-year-old T&T Attorney General Anand Ramlogan

is a leading human rights attorney who “has  represented
many a downtrodden citizen and is re-defining the law in the
area of unfairness and discrimination”
. He thinks current Chief
Justice Ivor Archie’s Appeals Court opinion in the Equal
Opportunity Commission case (Suratt v AG)
is “one of the
best judgments written by a local judge”
. Read it for yourself.
Or browse our excerpts of some interesting sections.

one of the best judgments written by a local judge,

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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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