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Trinidad and Tobago: A nation in the closet

By Maykel González Vivero – The Institute for War & Peace Reporting Jowelle de Souza is Trinidad and Tobago’s most high-profile transgender person. The political and animal rights campaigner lives in San Fernando, the country’s second city, where she owns a beauty salon and is well known as a civil society activist. But her public […]

Dexter Pottinger dead: Gay activist and face of Jamaica Pride found murdered in his home

by Jon Sharman — Indepedent A Jamaican gay activist dubbed “the face of Pride” has been found stabbed to death in his home, according to reports. Dexter Pottinger, a fashion designer, was found dead on Thursday at his home in the Washington Gardens neighbourhood of Kingston. There was blood “everywhere”, according to police officers quoted […]