March 19, 2018

UK’s flagrant disregard for the rule of law and complicity in segregation of LGBTI people in its Overseas Territories

In May 2017, the Supreme Court of Bermuda established marriage equality for same-sex couples in the case of Godwin-DeRoche v The Registrar General(“Godwin-DeRoche“). The Bermudian court did not use international law but relied on local Bermudian law to hold that the Human Rights Act of Bermuda (which “affirms and protects” the rights and freedoms of […]

Love and obsession are two different things — here’s how to tell them apart

By Lindsay Dodgson From Business Insider If you’re falling in love, prepare for butterflies and excitement. However, if you’re still distracted and completely wrapped up in someone after months have passed, it could be a sign of obsession. Obsessive passion isn’t a healthy basis for a relationship. Here’s how you can tell the difference. Love […]

Is Valentine’s Day too commercial? Yes, but it’s not what we want

The Most Romantic Day of the Year Has Become Too Materialistic – and a New Survey from WP Diamonds Challenges this Assumption; Instead Concluding that Sincere and Heartfelt Gestures Are What Couples Really Crave for the Holiday NEWS PROVIDED BY WP Diamonds NEW YORK, PRNewswire/ — Valentine’s Day, the most romantic holiday of the year, […]

Relationship experts say these are the 9 signs the person you’re dating is right for you — and some are surprisingly simple

By Lindsay Dodgson From Business Insider If you already have a partner this Valentine’s Day, congratulations, you’ve beaten the system. For the rest of us, modern dating is a minefield. There are so many rules and games to play it’s easy to lose track. You might be “left on read” by someone you really liked, […]

The queer Caribbean women fighting a vital, dangerous culture war

Text Louis Staples From Dazed We speak to activists from Barbados, St Lucia and Trinidad about their continued resistance in places where it’s unsafe to be LGBT Former British colonies such as Uganda and Kenya, as well as Pakistan and Bangladesh, are among the world’s worst places to be gay. Britain has played a major role […]

Marriage equality isn’t quite there yet, so same-sex couples can now get married at sea

BY SHANNON CONNELLAN From Mashable Not living in a country where same-sex marriage is legal? Even though your own government isn’t recognising your civil right to marry whoever the heck you like, the sea will. Cruise ship company Celebrity Cruises has announced the commencement of legal same-sex marriages onboard their ships, officiated by the captain […]

TRT Exclusive: Queer and Caribbean: LGBTQ+ Culture & The Island Identity

By: Mike Givens/TRT Assistant Editor From The Rainbow Times In part one of a two-part series, The Rainbow Times examines the LGBTQ culture through the lens of Caribbean lifestyle. Not too long ago, Erick Diaz and a few of his friends visited a Latin nightclub in Providence, Rhode Island. While socializing together, Diaz overheard a comment […]

Colours Cayman Petition to the European Parliament declared Admissible

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 8 November 2017: We refer to our press release dated 15 May 2017 regarding the petition submitted to the European Parliament. We are delighted to announce a very important and positive development for the LGBTI people of the Cayman Islands: the petition has been declared admissible by the Committee on Petitions of […]

Author Devi Di Guida talks about her new novel ‘The Cayman Hustle’

By Devi Di Guida From Booktrib Author Devi Di Guida has released her debut novel The Cayman Hustle and she tells BookTrib about the inspiration to write this multicultural suspense-romance with a deaf protagonist. My deaf sister who cannot function without a hearing aid in each ear has been my true inspiration to write this novel […]

A marriage therapist says there are 4 good reasons to leave a relationship — and a really bad one

By Shana Lebowitz From Business Insider Breaking up is the worst — not just because it makes you sad and regretful and all that but because deciding to part ways takes so much mental and emotional energy. So here’s a framework that can help make the decision a little easier. It’s based on advice from […]