July 3, 2022

What Trinidad and Tobago’s historic gay sex ruling means for LGBT+ rights worldwide

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From Indy100 In a landmark ruling, Trinidad and Tobago’s High Court has ruled that the country’s ban on same-sex intimacy is unconstitutional. Judge Devindra Rampersad ruled that the colonial-era “buggery” law, as well as laws banning “serious indecency”, infringed on the constitutional rights of Trinidad and Tobago’s LGBT+ citizens. Judge Rampersad said: The court declares […]

Homophobic laws in Caribbean could roll back in landmark case

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By Joshua Surtees in Port of Spain From The Guardian UK Trinidad and Tobago could make legal history in the Caribbean this week by rolling back long-standing homophobic laws. On Thursday, a high court judge, Devindra Rampersad, will deliver his verdict in a landmark case brought by a private citizen which, if successful, would set […]

Activists say Caribbean LGBTQ need help

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The Canadian Press From MyKawartha OTTAWA — Activists say Canada should remember that as it promotes LGBTQ rights on the world stage, it should also listen to those fighting on the ground. This was the message that Jason Jones, from Trinidad and Tobago, and Nigel Mathlin, from Grenada, brought to a meeting with officials at […]