Posts Tagged LGBT

Local opinion article published June 23rd, “The colour of time: On pride”…

In keeping with my promise to occasionally publish local articles, I’m posting this opinion article published in Sunday’s Newsday newspaper where the writer presents a brief exploration on the effects of time eventually intermingled with colours… Enjoy it here: https://newsday.co.tt/2019/06/23/the-colour-of-time-on-pride/ Advertisements

, , , , , ,

Leave a comment

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia…

Observed on May 17 every year… Read about it at the following sites: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Day_Against_Homophobia,_Transphobia_and_Biphobia https://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2019/05/17/idahot-2019-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-and-biphobia.print https://may17.org/ https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/international-day-against-homophobia/2019-05-17/ https://newsday.co.tt/2019/05/18/unaids-remove-discriminatory-laws-against-lgbti-people/

, , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

Brunei’s Shariah Code & the New Stone Age (ipsnews.net)…

News and current affairs from ipsnews.net… KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Apr 15 2019 (IPS) – Over a week ago – on April 3 – Brunei, the tiny South East Asian kingdom on the island of Borneo, announced its citizens would face the full force of the Shariah law… Read the full article here: http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/04/bruneis-shariah-code-new-stone-age/

, , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

From abuse to abortion laws: the world’s 12 hot topics in 2018…

I came across the following article from theguardian.com whilst randomly perusing some world news websites, and since the year is still rather new why not take a look back at some of the top newsmakers for 2018: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/dec/31/from-abuse-to-abortion-laws-the-worlds-12-hot-topics-in-2018

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

The Movement Fighting Inequality is Growing…

From an article published on ipsnews.net in December 2018: JOHANNESBURG, Dec 20 2018 (IPS) – The world’s political and economic elites, that will once again gather at the Swiss mountain resort of Davos for the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) 22-25 January, have become all too predictable. It’s not difficult to predict what they will say, […]

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

2 Comments

LGBT Violence and Discrimination is “Disastrous”…

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 27 2018 (IPS) – Transgender and gender-diverse people are facing unprecedented levels of violence and discrimination around the world and states must act to ensure they are not left behind, said a United Nations rights expert… Read the article here at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/10/lgbt-violence-discrimination-disastrous/

, , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

Intersex Awareness Day…

Intersex Awareness Day is observed on October 26th, read about it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intersex_Awareness_Day

, , , ,

Leave a comment

It’s National Coming Out Day…

Read about it here: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Coming_Out_Day

, , , , ,

3 Comments

21 Books Queer Women (And Everybody Else) Should Read This Pride Month…

Some eye-opening, radical, and unputdownable books about gender, bodies, and identity… Read about them at BuzzFeed.com: 21 Books To Read This Pride Month

, , , ,

Leave a comment

12 Historic LGBTQ Figures Who Changed the World…

These activists, artists, doctors, and writers had a lasting impact on communities around the globe… Read the full article at National Geographic: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/06/historical-lgbt-figures-activists-culture/

, , , , ,

Leave a comment

Pride month: the exhibitions celebrating LGBT art in June…

Some pride month happenings in the US: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/jun/06/pride-month-lgbt-art-exhibitions-new-york-los-angeles

, , , , , ,

Leave a comment

Day against homophobia updates…

Here are a few sites to visit: https://dayagainsthomophobia.org https://metro.co.uk/2018/05/17/international-day-homophobia-transphobia-biphobia-events-uk-7553604/ http://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2018/05/17/idahot-2018-international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-and-biphobia http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/news-centre/speeches/2018/international-day-against-homophobia–transphobia-and-biphobia-a.html https://globaldimension.org.uk/event/international-day-against-homophobia/2018-05-17/ http://www.homophobie.org/en/

, , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia…

As an avenue to raise awareness on LGBT rights, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is observed annually on May 17th… Read about it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Day_Against_Homophobia,_Transphobia_and_Biphobia

, , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

Victory for gay rights in T&T…

See the following articles from today’s news: http://newsday.co.tt/2018/04/12/historic-ruling-on-sexual-offences-act/  http://www.looptt.com/content/victory-high-court-against-buggery-laws 

, , , , , , , , ,

Leave a comment

“Banging on the Door” – Women Fight for a Voice and Space in Civil Society…

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 9 2017 (IPS) – The space for civil society organizations is shrinking around the world, with particular impacts on women activists and human rights defenders who face additional barriers due to their gender or sexual orientation… This article was posted on ipsnews.net earlier this month, read it here: http://www.ipsnews.net/2017/12/banging-door-women-fight-voice-space-civil-society/

, , , , , , , , ,

4 Comments

Religious homophobic hypocrisy (newsday.co.tt)…

From a recent article in the Trinidad & Tobago, Newsday newspapers: http://newsday.co.tt/2017/12/09/religious-homophobic-hypocrisy/

, , , , , ,

Leave a comment

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia – Wikipedia… 

Read about this international observance day here: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Day_Against_Homophobia,_Transphobia_and_Biphobia

, , ,

Leave a comment

Which Countries Have Anti-LGBT Laws?… 

Human rights news from Human Rights Watch: Which Countries Have Anti-LGBT Laws?  

, , , , ,

Leave a comment