Something happened in July 2007 that sowed the seeds of an exciting new advocacy movement…
CAISO congratulates Opposition Senator Verna St. Rose-Greaves
Historically Trinidad and Tobago has probably always had an active gay community. Governor Sir Ralph Woodford reputedly surrounded himself with “pretty young men”. In the late 1920s, a group calling itself the Society of Trinidad Independents that promoted Trinidad and Tobago’s art and published “The Beacon” magazine, was noted for its tolerance toward the gay and lesbian community, their leading members being homosexual.
A September 26 Stabroek News editorial suggests Trinidad may be a “partial exception” to the old fashioned ideas about human sexuality (homophobia) costing lives across the region. But it’s not the government that deserves credit.
Republic Day is coming up next week, and many of us are looking forward to…
Two years ago, you may have first heard of Kennty Mitchell, his partner Kinno, and his unique story. gspottt Community Voices is proud to feature Kennty and Kinno telling you their story in their own words.
Years from now, how will the GLBT history of Trinidad & Tobago write about the journey of two young men who were lovers in a maxi from Ste. Madeleine to St. Clair to meet with folks excited about the lawsuit the driver had been boldface enough to bring against the state?