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How to use online dating apps safely

By Teresa Siqueira From Porch The digital era has made meeting a potential love match more difficult than ever. The struggles of many single adults have amplified thanks to less face-to-face contact and a bigger focus on virtual, online communication….

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Caribbean CAUSE press release on the flying of the LGBT flag at US embassies in the Caribbean

June 22, 2021: The below-named Caribbean NGOs and churches view with disgust,the flying of the multi-coloured Homosexual-Bisexual-Transgender flag on the grounds of the US Embassies in Caribbean nations. Flag of Intolerance The Homosexual-Bisexual-Transgender flag is a flag of intolerance and…

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Colours Cayman’s response to recent events affecting Cayman’s LGBT people

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 12 April 2019:With all the news surrounding our LGBT community in recent weeks, it has been a trying time for our small organisation. As such, regrettably, we have not had the opportunity to properly address many…

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The Editor speaks: Human Rights

We have highlighted today a document titled “Written Evidence Submitted by the Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission (“the Commission”) to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry on the future of the UK Overseas Territories”. The Cayman Islands Human…

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Guyana: No more US visas for same-sex partners

By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian A handful of Guyanese from the LGBT community, who hold visas under a previous policy that had allowed them to enter the US at the patronage of their American same-sex partners, will have to…

How the Cayman Islands’ refusal to recognise same-sex marriages could break up families

By Chris Godfrey From The Independent UK Despite being a British overseas territory, the Cayman Islands does not recognise same-sex marriages, which have been legal in the UK since four years ago. Considering themselves islanders, one couple want to get…

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

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…

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Homophobic laws in Caribbean could roll back in landmark case

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…

Saint Lucia, Eastern Caribbean urged to repeal ‘buggery’ laws

From St Lucia Times Saint Lucia and the rest of the Eastern Caribbean have been urged by Human Rights Watch (HRW) to repeal colonial buggery laws. ‘The laws have broad latitude, are vaguely worded, and serve to legitimise discrimination and…

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Eastern Caribbean: LGBT people face bias, violence

Repeal Colonial-Era Laws (Bridgetown, Barbados, March 21, 2018) – Discriminatory laws in Eastern Caribbean countries make lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people targets for discrimination, violence and abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 107-page…