August 19, 2022

Judge strikes down sodomy law in Trinidad and Tobago

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(New York) Today, Judge Devindra Rampersad of the High Court of Trinidad and Tobago has ruled that Sections 13 and 16 of the Sexual Offenses Act are unconstitutional as applied to adult consensual acts, a motion that stands to decriminalize homosexuality in the country. A final judgement and exactly what happens to these laws will […]

Belize becomes first country in the Caribbean to overturn their sodomy laws

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By OutRight Action International From The Bahamas Weekly The Belize Supreme Court today (August 10th) made a historic ruling in favor of gay activist Caleb Orozco, and has struck down the country’s anti-sodomy law. This is the first case launched in the Caribbean and the first case where the sodomy laws have been overturned. The […]