October 15, 2018

Inside SF’s multi-million-dollar condos

Inside the multi-million-dollar condos of San Francisco’s newly-opened $850 million residential tower — the first one just sold for $15 million By Katie Canales From Business Insider The newest member of San Francisco’s iconic skyline is officially open for use. The new tower opened in May and is notable because it houses one commercial tenant, […]

Hong Kong pop star Ellen Joyce Loo, 32, dies in fall from her Happy Valley flat

By Jeffie Lam From South China Morning Post Singer Ellen Joyce Loo was found dead outside her Happy Valley residence yesterday. She was 32. Police received a report of a person falling from a building on Sing Woo Road at about 9.50am, and a police source confirmed it was Loo. Initial investigations revealed there were […]

Governments around the world are using laws to silence LGBTIQ civil society

Read online: https://www.outrightinternational.org/content/governments-around-world-are-using-laws-silence-lgbtiq-civil-society Download map: https://www.outrightinternational.org/righttoregister Today, OutRight Action International launches their latest report, The Global State of LGBTI Organizing: The Right to Register. The report highlights a phenomenon in which governments are trying to silence a growing movement for equality by preventing formation and registration of LGBTIQ civil society organizations. This has been happening […]

3 essential summer items

3 essential summer items every guy should own, according to a stylist By Tom Murray From Business Insider Summer heat can be a drain on creativity. While it can be tempting to stick to repeating the same t-shirt and shorts over and over again, Thread stylist Freddie Kemp has some alternatives. Fitted shorts, a patterned […]

The CW’s ‘Batwoman’ TV series would star the first openly gay superhero to headline a show or movie

By Travis Clark From Business Insider The CW is developing a “Batwoman” TV series. The show would star the first openly gay superhero to headline a live-action show or movie. If picked up to series, the show would premiere in 2019.  Batwoman will make her debut later this year in a CW “Arrowverse” crossover event. […]

CCJ reserves ruling in Guyanese transgender appeal

From newsday tt FOUR transgender Guyanese women have asked that country’s final appellate court, the Caribbean Court of Justice, to strike down an 1893 post-slavery vagrancy provision which led to their convictions in 2009. Arguing the case for the four at the Port of Spain-based court was Senior Counsel Douglas Mendes, who held that the […]

Couple to challenge gay marriage ban in Cayman Islands

By CMC From St Lucia News Online (CMC) – A Caymanian attorney and her partner, a nurse from the United Kingdom, are challenging the government’s decision to refuse their application to get married. In the writ, filed Wednesday, lawyers representing the couple — Chantelle Day and Vickie Bodden Bush, argued that the section of territory’s […]

Empire Windrush: forgotten archive material reveals who was on its outward voyage to the Caribbean

By James Procter Professor of Modern and Contemporary Literature, Newcastle University From The Conservation Disclosure statement James Procter has previously received funding from the Leverhulme Trust, AHRB, AHRC and the British Academy. Partners Newcastle University Newcastle University provides funding as a member of The Conversation UK. The arrival of the Empire Windrush – back in […]

Stand up for your health: How to lessen the risks of too much sitting

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be your brain getting thinner, reducing its ability to process thoughts and memory, according to new research. In a study by University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), researchers associated long periods of sitting with the thickness […]

Cayman Islands Port Authority Director suspended

Statement from the Port Authority Cayman Islands (PACI) The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands has, with immediate effect, suspended Mr. Clement Reid, Port Director for a period of up to three months in order to facilitate an internal investigation into matters allegedly concerning Mr. Reid. In the interim, Mr. […]