January 22, 2020

Colours Cayman responds to comments made by Anthony Eden and Ezzard Miller regarding Dr Leonardo Raznovich

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Our Organisation’s Response To Comments Made By Anthony Eden And Ezzard Miller Regarding Dr Leonardo Raznovich During The Legislative Assembly Meeting Of 22 November 2019 GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 27 November 2019:On 22 November 2019, during a meeting of the Legislative Assembly, MLAs Anthony Eden and Ezzard Miller took aim at Dr Leonardo Raznovich, an […]

A Summary of Colours Cayman’s meeting with The Governor of the Cayman Islands, following the Court of Appeal’s ruling on same-sex marriage

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From Colours Cayman GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 18 November 2019:On 13 November 2019, Billie Bryan, founder and president of Colours Cayman, and Dr Leonardo Raznovich, English Barrister—to whom our organisation has instructed in the past and who has assisted us, pro bono, in numerous matters before the EU and UK Government in London—met with the Governor of the […]

Colours Cayman’s comment on the recent Court of Appeal ruling on same-sex marriage

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 7 November 2019:Firstly, Colours Cayman would like to commend Chantelle Day and Vickie Bodden Bush for their courage, strength of will and sheer tenacity, all of which have been on full display throughout the course of this gruelling battle. They and their brilliant legal team are paving the way towards a brighter and […]

Colours Cayman’s comment on the Anti-Bullying (Schools) Regulations

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Colours Cayman appreciates the opportunity to provide feedback on this important issue. Our responses are structured in two parts: policy and legal concerns. POLICY CONCERNS Colours Cayman is of the view that there should be, as a matter of good policy, a pre-disciplinary stage to deal with the underlying factors of bullying. Bullying is often […]

Colours Cayman: Our organisation’s response to local conservative views on marriage equality

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 17 July 2019:“If You Don’t Like It, Leave” What a hurtful sentiment. Particularly when it’s directed towards those who only want to feel safe and secure wherever they live. Yet it’s the kind of rhetoric that our LGBT community is all too familiar with. The moment we speak up in hopes […]

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

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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 of these events and would like to share some of our thoughts and feelings in […]

Colours Cayman submits submission to UK re-violations of LGBTI rights

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From Colours Cayman SUBMISSIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE UK OVERSEAS TERRITORIES INQUIRY In July of 2018, the Foreign Affairs Committee of the UK Parliament called for written evidence regarding the future of the British Overseas Territories. Colours Cayman submitted a written statement highlighting the violations of LGBTI rights by the Cayman Islands Government and […]

Governor assures Cayman Islands the UK will guarantee LGBTQ equality

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 26 September 2016: An official response to the petition issued by Colours Cayman on 20 September 2016 to extend the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 to the Cayman Islands has been received by e-mail from Mrs Helen Kilpatrick, Governor of the Cayman Islands. To quote Her Excellency: “The UK expects […]