Category Archives: Homosexuality

The Jefferson Cumberbatch Column – Enforcing the Rule of Law (ii)

“If public opinion were to be decisive, there would be no need for constitutional adjudication…” per Chaskalson P -South African Constitutional Court [1995} It should not be thought that the recent and eventually successful claim of Mr Caleb Orozco in the Belize High Court that I commented on last week went unchallenged by anyone, even though we have learnt subsequently

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Press statement: UNAIDS Condemns Violence Against Transgender People

KINGSTON, 25 April, 2016— UNAIDS condemns killings and violations of human rights against transgender people reported in recent months by civil society and media in different countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, including Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Guyana, Honduras and Venezuela. In Bolivia, through a press release issued last week, the LGBT Collective denounced the deaths of two transgender women

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Same Sex Lobby …Propagandistic Brainwashing

Submitted by Charles Knighton “The homo thing has been the brainwashing manipulator’s greatest triumph.” Richard Hoad, July 10,2015 While we expect special interest groups, who usually base their beliefs on emotion rather than fact, to rely on propagandistic brainwashing to achieve their ends, we now live in an age where even the outcome of supposedly dispassionate scientific studies are skewed

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US Supreme Court Decision Rules on Same Sex Marriage

Submitted by Charles Knighton In next Sunday’s Advocate, Mr. Jeff Cumberbatch has promised a discussion of last Friday’s US Supreme Court decision sanctioning the constitutional validity of same-sex marriage for its “shock value and legal reasoning ” rather than its local relevance. I particularly look forward to his treatment of the legal reasoning underpinning this decision, for in my opinion

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Study of Caribbean Men Who Have Sex With Men Launched

Submitted by Cedriann Martin – UNAIDS Caribbean Communications Officer Please find attached a press release on the launch of the Caribbean Men’s Internet Survey (CARIMIS)–the region’s largest study of men who have sex with men and the first such research to be conducted online. Launch soundbites from Dr. Ernest Massiah, UNAIDS Caribbean Regional Support Team Director and Dereck Springer, Director

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Anal Adored by the Sexes

The hushed issue of using the anus to extract sexual pleasure continues to hold interest for many. The expected reaction to this revelation will be one of alarm followed by condemnation by those whose heads are planted in the sand. But navigate to any reputable website offering insight into the issue and the message will be the same – an

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Strasbourg rules again: no human right to same-sex marriage

Originally posted on Catholic Voices Comment:
There is no human right to a same-sex marriage, human rights law does not require countries to “grant access to marriage to same-sex couples”, and the state acts lawfully in seeking to defend the traditional understanding of marriage as between a man and a woman, according to a ruling by Europe’s highest human-rights court…

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Didi Winston Demands HER Rights from Pricesmart

Submitted by the Mahogany Coconut Group Think Tank and Watchdog Group (MCG) The Mahogany Coconut Group supports the stand taken by Didi Winston against the PriceSmart Supermarket employee, who displayed extremely unprofessional behavior while in contact with Ms. Winston, who was a customer on June 10th 2014. To our understanding, the employee’s attitude toward Ms. Winston was clearly discriminatory because

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LBGT Segment is a Niche Market in the Rough

Submitted by Due Diligence While recognizing that in homophobic Barbados this is likely to be a taboo topic, I want to share it with you and the BU family. Pride Toronto is the not-for-profit organization that represents a broad array of identities such as, lesbian,bisexual, gay, transsexual, (LBGT) transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, two-spirited, and allies; and celebrates the history, courage,

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HIV in the Caribbean: science, rights and justice

Submitted by Cedriann Martin, UNAIDS Caribbean – Op-Ed by Dr. Ernest Massiah, UNAIDS Caribbean Regional Support Team Director Recently, the discussion on HIV has been a mix of the selective review of scientific evidence, comments on an administrative procedure at the regional university, and perceptions on the existence of agendas that seek either to change or hold back Caribbean societies.

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Professor Brendan Bain Gets Gay Backlash

Foremost Authority on HIV and AIDS in the region says: no published data to substantiate the hypothesis that decriminalising the practice of anal intercourse among consenting adults would lead to a reduction in the incidence rate of HIV infections among men who have sex with men (MSM). The matter of Professor Brendan Bain, head of the Caribbean HIV/AIDS Regional Training

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