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Report | Trapped: Cycles of Violence and Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons in Guyana

Georgetown University Law Center’s Human Rights Institute (“HRI”) Fact-Finding Project Team has released its report, “Trapped: Cycles of Violence and Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons in Guyana“, which documents widespread incidents of violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons in Guyana across all aspects of their lives. This report […]

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 […]

Gay rights group lobbies Guyana government to outlaw workplace discrimination

— Demerara Waves | Denis Chabrol The Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) wants government to amend the 1997 Prevention of Discrimination Act to prohibit discrimination at the workplace and elsewhere “The organisation insists that the simple amendment would not take more than the inclusion of six words in the 1997 piece of legislation, “Gender […]