September 20, 2020

Colours Cayman welcomes the Governor’s intent to assent to the Domestic Partnership Bill 2020

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 5 August 2020:Colours Cayman welcomes the intention of HE The Governor to utilise Section 81 of the Constitution to put an end to the path of anarchy we’ve been forced into by the decision of the Legislative Assembly of last week when the MLAs rejected the Domestic Partnership Bill put forward by […]

“Stronger Together”

“Stronger Together” campaign to highlight importance of psychosocial support during times of stress and crisis July 27, 2020, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) today launched the “Stronger Together” campaign to assist communities in promoting mental wellbeing and positive coping strategies during times of stress and crisis. The […]

Cayman: HRC Statement on Failure of Passage of Domestic Partnership Bill, 2020

Date: 30 July 2020 Issued by: Human Rights Commission It is with deep regret that the Commission watched, along with the rest of the world, as our Legislators failed to pass the Domestic Partnership Bill, 2020 (the “Bill”) following the debates in the Legislative Assembly over the past two days. The decision of the Cayman […]

4 Life Insurance benefits for a long-lasting marriage

Marriage is a lifelong commitment that you make with your spouse. A big part of that commitment is the promise to support the family in every way, including on financial aspects. This makes it vital to develop suitable strategies, with your sights set on securing financial milestones in life. Every decision you make should be […]

Colours Cayman’s comments on the defeat of The Domestic Partnership Bill 2020

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 30 July 2020:Colours Cayman would like to express our deep concern and disappointment in the outcome of the debate over the Domestic Partnership Bill in the Legislative Assembly this week. This isn’t just a sad day for our LGBTQIA+ community; it’s also a terribly sad day for our wonderful Islands and our […]

Cayman Premier introduces Domestic Partnership Bill

Introduction of the Domestic Partnership Bill 2020 By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 27 July, 2020 Legislative Assembly Madam Speaker, I beg to move the second reading of a Bill for a Law to provide for Domestic Partnership and for incidental and connected purposes. The Bill before the House this morning is one […]

Streetfootballworld – Play Proud

Partner: streetfootballworld Context Sports environments are often settings where discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community is magnified, whether involuntarily or voluntarily. As a result, the unparalleled power of sport to engage youngsters and create mutual understanding can be inaccessible to children and teenagers who identify as LGBTQ+ – those who need these spaces the most. In […]

Colours Cayman welcomes The Domestic Partnership Bill 2020

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 23 July 2020: Colours Cayman welcomes the publication by the Cayman Islands Government of the Domestic Partnership Bill 2020, gazetted on 26 June 2020 (the “Bill”). However, while Colours Cayman acknowledges that this is a step in the right direction, the rule of law in the Cayman Islands will only be […]

Cayman: Governor’s Statement & publication of Domestic Partnership Bil – Cayman now compliant with Cayman Court of Appeal ruling

From The Cayman Islands Governor’s office His Excellency The Governor Mr Martyn Roper said: “The publishing of the Domestic Partnership Bill today is a welcome step on the path to ensuring that the rights of everyone in the territory are upheld and that Cayman law is compliant with the recent ruling of the Cayman Islands […]

LGBTQ+ youth are not alone

By Vanessa Jerusalimiec From ISP Online communities, paired with mental health and counseling resources, are just a click away LGBTQ+ youth often face discrimination at school or in their communities. During their critical adolescent years, they feel isolated and misunderstood, lacking the resources they need to maintain their mental health.  With pandemic-related social distancing measures […]