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Regional Civil Societies Urges CARICOM To implement OAS’s S.O.G.I Human Rights Resolution

As the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders  participate in the Thirty-Third Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government in Saint Lucia on Wednesday, 4 July, 2012 under the Chairmanship of the Dr. the Hon. Kenny D. Anthony, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia citizens are holding them accountable for their responsibilities.

Martyring our saints

Verna St Rose-Greaves wasn’t the biggest loser in Friday’s Cabinet reshuffle; we were. Fired from the post of Minister of Gender, Youth and Child Development, Verna’s only sin was that she was too committed to serving this country according to her conscience, by seeking to protect our women and children.

Advocating For The National Gender Policy

Students, citizens and activist came out in their masses to show support for the implementation of the National Gender Policy in Trinidad and Tobago. With recent stigmatization being fueled by organized homophobic “religious” bodies, significance of the bill and its benefits to all human beings in Trinidad and Tobago has become overshadowed.

T&T UN Ambassador Makes A Mockery of Obligations, Vigilant Against Sexual Orientation and Gender Policies

A member of the ministry of foreign affairs provided a short video clip to local SOGI advocacy group CAISO, the program, titled “Diplomatic Encounters” with interviewer C’s Gideon Hanoomansingh speaks to Trinidad and Tobago’s Ambassador to the United Nations Rodney Charles. The ministry representative depicted it as “a clear outline of what Trinidad & Tobago’s position is on this issue” with regards to issues regarding sexual orientation and same-sex relationships.

Hinduism Advocate Believes Homosexuality Needs Reversion, Control & Regression

Local Trinidad and Tobago’s station: CCN TV6 broadcasted a LGBT report focusing on local religious bodies and their approval. On Friday 1st June 2012, CCN TV6 “Homosexuality & Religion” brought in an advocate of Hinduism that endorsed the view of change, control and regression of one’s non-heterosexuality.

President Obama and the Fight for LGBT Rights (by BarackObamadotcom)

Same-sex Marriage & Rights | The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper

Rights are not necessarily right. In “jurisprudence and law, a right is the legal or moral entitlement to do or refrain from doing something or to obtain or refrain from obtaining an action, thing or recognition in civil society” (online source). The operative expression here is “the legal or moral entitlement.” Who is the ultimate authority on this entitlement—government, the people, the church, human rights?

‘Romeo Clause’ a concern | The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper

The “Romeo Clause” of the Children Bill of 2012 is “illogical,” says Diana Mahabir-Wyatt, a former independent senator and head of the T&T