Tagged with LGBTQ Issues

Diary of a mothering worker. June 15, 2016.

Originally posted on grrlscene:
Post 228. “On behalf of the Government and People of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, I wish to convey heartfelt condolences to the President of the United States of America and the American People with respect to the unspeakable horrors of the June 12th attack on an Orlando, Florida nightclub,…

Caribbean Women’s Conference comes to T&T (October 4, 2015)

Caribbean Women’s Conference comes to T&T (October 4, 2015)

As LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex) persons become more visible throughout the Caribbean, they have begun to advocate to reduce active discrimination in areas of education, healthcare, labour and entertainment, among many, and eliminate the stain of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia. Prevailing responses to anti-LGBTQI sentiment continue to focus on men who … Continue reading

Visibility is power

Visibility is power

I’m not here for people who are against Caitlyn Jenner’s transition and coming out, for whatever reason. I am here for the people who care that the publicity surrounding her have drawn attention to trans* people, locally and internationally. For those who don’t know, Caitlyn announced her transition and new name in an interview with Diane … Continue reading

Contemplating the ‘Gay Gang’

Originally posted on Activized:
Earlier this week in the Lovely twin-isle of Trinidad & Tobago, renowned local artist LeRoy Clarke connected the ‘prevalence’ of homosexuality to a rise in crime in the nation. He’s claiming that young people entering gangs are initiated through sodomy and respond in their lives using the gun as an extension…