January 18, 2017

Caribbean gay directory launched online – Jamaican woman starts ‘Outpages’

By SHANICE WATSON From The Star Jamaica A Jamaican woman has developed a business directory called Outpages for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) community and their allies in Jamaica and the Caribbean. “Let’s document and support our community business owners, and those who’ve stood by us throughout the years,” a recent post on […]

Gender row athlete Caster Semenya marries long-term partner

From Caribbean News Service PRETORIA, Jan 11 2017 – Gender-row athlete Caster Semenya married her long-time partner in an extravagant ‘white wedding’ ceremony which coincided with her birthday – a double celebration she was delighted to share with her fans. The 800m Olympic gold medalist wore a ‘Prince Charming-style’ outfit of embroidered jacket, gold breeches […]

Ellen Degeneres nixes Kim Burrell’s performance after singer’s anti-gay sermon

From Caribbean News Service HOUSTON, Jan 04 2017 – Ellen Degeneres won’t allow Kim Burrell to appear on her talk show after the gospel singer refused to apologize for a sermon in which she referred to gays and lesbians as “perverted.” A tape of Burrell preaching at Houston’s Love & Liberty Fellowship Church was circulated online last […]

Olwomen story of the week

30 Mermaid Wedding Dresses By Jenny Smith From Olwomen Wedding is a rare event of your life that needs your utmost attention to celebrate it. Where you pay attention to select a flattering hairstyle and accessories for your wedding day; your bridal dress occupies prime importance in your preparation. This gallery of fabulous mermaid wedding […]

Battling against obesity

By George Alleyne From Barbados Today Weight gain stemming from traditional overeating during the festive season, just adds to a chronic obesity problem facing Barbadians, who should heed the pleas of Dr Alafia Samuels for reduced fat in our foods and more active living. The extra pounds that Barbadians will be carrying into the New […]

Peter Binose: Blacks beg to be enslaved by ‘Massa’

By Peter Binose The chain gangs working on the road sides clearing the vegetation and debris standing out in the hot sun every December trying to get a crust for Christmas, something for their children. Chains you ask? What chains? The mental chains that cause ignorant people to worship the very party the very man […]

Relationships: When did sweethearting become the ‘norm’ of behaviour?

By Dr Edrica D. Richardson From Caribbean News Now The term “sweetheart” has been accepted for many years now across the Caribbean for a much more painful and oftentimes destructive problem of infidelity. Infidelity has been the cause for divorces, broken homes, and even murder. In fact, infidelity is the only commandment that is repeated […]

Colours Cayman seek Cayman Islands Governor’s update on their LGBTQ petition

From Colours Cayman Public Statement & Letter To Governor Issued by Colours Cayman, 12 December 2016 Attention: Her Excellency, Mrs Helen Kilpatrick, Governor of the Cayman Islands c/o Cayman Islands Government Government Administration Building Grand Cayman KY1-9000 CAYMAN ISLANDS 12 December 2016 I write to you with the purpose of respectfully requesting information about the […]

Oxford University students asked to use gender neutral pronoun ‘Ze’

By Brian Freeman From Newsmax Students at Oxford University have been encouraged to use gender neutral pronouns such as “ze” rather than “he” or “she” in an attempt not to offend transgender students, The Sunday Times reported. The policy is outlined in a students’ union leaflet, which also promotes the use of “ze” in university […]

Here’s why every couple should get a prenup

By Emmie Martin and Libby Kane From Business Insider The term “prenup” might conjure up images of celebrity marriages — or their subsequently messy divorces — but it’s smart for every couple to consider putting together a prenuptial agreement before walking down the aisle. “To people who are considering marriage, I highly recommend a prenuptial agreement,” […]