September 16, 2019

Colours Cayman: Our organisation’s response to local conservative views on marriage equality

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 17 July 2019:“If You Don’t Like It, Leave” What a hurtful sentiment. Particularly when it’s directed towards those who only want to feel safe and secure wherever they live. Yet it’s the kind of rhetoric that our LGBT community is all too familiar with. The moment we speak up in hopes […]

Colours Cayman’s response to recent events affecting Cayman’s LGBT people

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 12 April 2019:With all the news surrounding our LGBT community in recent weeks, it has been a trying time for our small organisation. As such, regrettably, we have not had the opportunity to properly address many of these events and would like to share some of our thoughts and feelings in […]

Colours Cayman submits submission to UK re-violations of LGBTI rights

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From Colours Cayman SUBMISSIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE UK OVERSEAS TERRITORIES INQUIRY In July of 2018, the Foreign Affairs Committee of the UK Parliament called for written evidence regarding the future of the British Overseas Territories. Colours Cayman submitted a written statement highlighting the violations of LGBTI rights by the Cayman Islands Government and […]

Governor assures Cayman Islands the UK will guarantee LGBTQ equality

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 26 September 2016: An official response to the petition issued by Colours Cayman on 20 September 2016 to extend the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 to the Cayman Islands has been received by e-mail from Mrs Helen Kilpatrick, Governor of the Cayman Islands. To quote Her Excellency: “The UK expects […]