January 25, 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 […]

Third CWSDC addresses Caribbean women’s leadership

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By United and Strong Inc. The empowerment of women has been long accepted as vital to the achievement of comprehensive development in the Caribbean.Gender equality and empowerment are key markers in the United Nations millennium and sustainable development goals. This is also a concern in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) […]

Caribbean women recommit to advocating for diversity

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From Caribbean News Now PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Advocates for lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues in the Caribbean have been encouraged to commit to enhance their advocacy at the second Caribbean Women and Sexual Diversity Conference. Staged in Paramaribo, Suriname, the CWSDC is organised by United and Strong (U&S) with the support of Women’S Way and […]