June 21, 2021

The queer Caribbean women fighting a vital, dangerous culture war

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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 […]

Barbados: More backlash for government minister over comments about same-sex unions

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From Caribbean News Service BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 18 2017 – Minister of the Environment Dr Denis Lowe remains in the line of fire for seemingly pouring scorn on Opposition Leader Mia Mottley and other childless women, whilst strongly denouncing same sex marriages. In response to the comments made by Lowe at a Mother’s Day function […]

Barbados police officers get LGBTI sensitivity training

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From Caribbean News Service BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 21 2017 – The Royal Barbados Police Force has embarked on sensitivity training regarding the LGBTI community. Organisers say 16 police officers participated in the course on Saturday, March 18. Representatives of organisations such as Community Education, Empowerment & Development; the Latin American and Caribbean Network of Transgender […]