Quite a bit of sensation and misreporting has been generated in the local, regional and international media about a proposed legal challenge to the immigration law of Trinidad & Tobago. Here are some clarifications of what’s actually taking place.
On May 17, CAISO organized the first Trinidad & Tobago observance of the International Day…
Over 30 Caribbean associations in 16 territories working on reproductive, sexuality and HIV issues pay condolence and tribute to the life of slain Sexual Minorities Uganda human rights defender David Kato Kisule, noting his inspiration as an African defender of sexual rights
US evangelist Scott Lively…MP David Bahati…Pastor Martin Ssempa…Rolling Stone publisher Giles Muhame…“It looks like theft”, say the police…Freedom & Roam Uganda’s Chair Val Kalende says “David’s death is a result of the hatred planted in Uganda by US Evangelicals in 2009”
Here’s how leaders at the Ministry of the People responded when we challenged them to protect young people from homophobia. It’s a challenging year ahead educating our clueless leaders. We’ll need your earnest support.
As CARICOM citizens, we are proud that a majority of Caribbean nations stood up in the United Nations and voted together to recognise that people (of different sexual orientation) continue to be the target of murder in many of our societies, and they are more at risk than many other groups.
We’re a bit ashamed of our government. A nation with one of the most vibrant GLBT communities in the region sat on the fence when the UN decided whether to include a reference to sexual orientation in a resolution about protecting people from being killed for who they are. Rwanda did not.