July 1, 2022

What is LOVE?

Sent to us by our Overseas Writer and Colleague Carol-Ann Rudy A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds , ‘What does love mean?’ The answers they got were broader, deeper, and more profound than anyone could have ever imagined ! See what you think: ‘When my grandmother got arthritis […]

OutRight Action International recognizes LGBTIQ pioneers at Celebration of Courage Gala

Honorees Include Gloria Careaga, Brent Miller and Nadya Tolokonnikova Onsite and Virtual Press Conference Details Below New York, New York – June 1, 2022 – OutRight Action International, the leading human rights organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTIQ people across the world through research-based advocacy, activism and partnerships with the United Nations, regional […]

A Pride Collection

A Pride Collection Inspired by The 1969 Stonewall Uprising. adidas sits down with Kris Andrew Small Pride month is both expressive and a deeply important cultural moment to recognize the trials, challenges, and progress of LGBTQIA+ acceptance. One of the most expressive forms of both being out and standing in solidarity for gay rights is […]

International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute condemns Privy Council’s ruling to deny Bermuda and the Cayman Islands marriage e$quality

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 7 April 2022: In a recent news release, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) condemned the ruling by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council to reject both appeals from Bermuda and The Cayman Islands to legalise same-sex marriage for their respective jurisdictions: “The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) expresses surprise […]

Colours Caribbean and HE The Governor succeed in preserving Civil Partnerships for the Cayman Islands

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 29 March 2022: Yesterday, in the case of “Kattina Masura Anglin vs The Governor of the Cayman Islands,” Justice Richard Williams of the Grand Court delivered his judgement in which he has concluded that The Governor acted lawfully when he relied upon his reserved powers in Section 81 of Schedule 2 […]

Did you overspend on Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but the spending decisions from your romantic date might still be following you around.  According to a survey through the National Retail Federation, shoppers said they expected to spend an average of $175 per person for Valentine’s Day gifts. This average was higher than the findings in the previous […]

Statement by the Attorney General, Hon. Samuel Bulgin QC on the Ruling in the Chantelle Day and Vicki Bodden-Bush Appeal

As Attorney General, I understandably welcome the extremely important confirmation by the Privy Council of the definition of Section 14 of the Constitution, previously provided by the Court of Appeal in its 2019 ruling. I am also mindful of the observations of all three courts, that is, the Grand Court, the Court of Appeal and […]

Privy Council Judgement decision right for same sex couples to marry

By Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton, MP, JP Wednesday,  16 March, 2022 The Privy Council on Monday released its judgement in relation to the appeal by Chantelle Day and Vickie Bush against the decision of the Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands on the question of whether the Bill of Rights of the Cayman […]

Statement on Privy Council Judgement of the Day and Bodden Bush Appeal

On 14 March 2022, the Judicial Committee of the UK Privy Council (“The Privy Council”) delivered its decision on the issue of same sex marriage in the Cayman Islands. The Privy Council dismissed the appeal, brought by Ms Chantelle Day and Ms Vickie Bodden Bush against the decision of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal, […]

Cayman: Statement by HE The Governor in response to the Privy Council Judgement

The Privy Council Judgment clarifies a point of law. It ruled that the Court of Appeal was correct in its approach to the interpretation of the Bill of Rights and that it cannot be construed as including a right for same sex couples to marry. I note that clarification on an important constitutional matter.  I […]