Tag Archives: gay rights

  1. Pride Month Illumination of Bridgetown U.S. Embassy

    The Embassy of the United States to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS lights up in rainbow colors this weekend as a call to action to work for equality, liberty, and justice for all. U.S. President Joe Biden proclaimed June 2021 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month in the United States. […]

    June 26, 2021EventsNo comments
  2. Abuse of Power and the Constitutional Obligations of Private Companies

    The recently concluded Jamaican case of Tomlinson v TVJ is, at its core, about power and the covert and overt ways it can be used to perpetuate discrimination against already marginalized groups. It therefore brought to the fore, questions about the extent to which section 13(5) of the Jamaica Charter of Rights stops powerful private […]

    November 16, 2020Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  3. First same-sex couples in Cayman Islands celebrate civil unions

    Samantha Louise Erksine and Alice Hillman Lopez have become the first same-sex couple in Cayman to have their union legally recognised here under the recently introduced Civil Partnership Law. The couple, who got married in the United Kingdom three years ago, received their Recognition of Overseas Relationship certificate from Joy Basdeo of Simply Weddings, who […]

    November 1, 2020Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Did you see Missing 21 year old Shakeem Forde from St Thomas?

    The Royal Barbados Police Force is seeking the assistance of the public in locating missing 21 year old Shakeem Shaquan Forde, alias “Dog Catcher” of Clifton Hill, St. Thomas. Description Circumstances: Shakeem left the residence of his father Geoffrey Forde about 9:00 am on Monday 19th October, 2020 and has not returned home. Anyone with […]

    October 23, 2020Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments

    C A V E A T Although we recognise the Methodist Church has their right to air concerns, nevertheless? This sect of Christianity (as many others in the island) is missing the point, a Referendum would be held on Same Sex marriage but remote workers if coming to Barbados would need their Civil Unions be […]

    October 22, 2020ControversyNo comments
  6. New COVID-19 Arts Grant Supports 1,175 Creatives in 25 Caribbean Countries

    In early August, three nonprofit organisations launched a new $320,000 USD Covid-19 emergency relief programme targeting artists, creatives and cultural practitioners across the Caribbean. This pioneering pan-Caribbean NGO partnership was led by the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ), Kingston Creative and Fresh Milk, located in New York, Kingston and Bridgetown. The programme was entitled “CATAPULT”, […]

    October 10, 2020Featured, SculptureNo comments
  7. Game of Thrones Prequel: Trailer (HBO) – House of the Dragon

    House of the Dragon is Game of Thrones successor show based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood, a history of House Targaryen set 300 years before the events in GoT. Although the show will not air before the year of 2022 HBO did give us a first taste of it with the release of […]

    September 29, 2020Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. FREAKY (2020) Kathryn Newton & Vince Vaughn – Horror Comedy

    After swapping bodies with a deranged serial killer, a young girl in high school discovers she has less than 24 hours before the change becomes permanent.

    September 23, 2020Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Challenge to anti-sodomy law in Jamaica heard by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

    Sarah Bosha, legal and research advisor from AIDS-Free World, Maurice Tomlinson of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, and Samir Varma, partner with the U.S. law firm Thompson Hine LLP presented a petition before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on behalf of two gay Jamaicans challenging their country’s anti-sodomy law. The legal team argued […]

    December 5, 2019ControversyNo comments

    The planning committee of Montego Bay Pride is shocked and dismayed by the decision of the city’s Mayor and Chair of the Montego Bay Cultural Centre (MBCC) Homer Davis, to ban us from hosting any of our events at the Centre, which is located in the heart of the city. The mayor’s actions were apparently […]

    September 16, 2019Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  11. Two gay men exiled from Caribbean nation challenge draconian ‘buggery’ and ‘gross indecency’ laws

    Two gay men filed court proceedings to challenge St Vincent and the Grenadines’ “buggery” and “gross indecency” laws, which criminalise homosexuality. Both men, who have been advised by Jeremy Johnson QC and Peter Laverack of 5 Essex Court, assert that their dignity and autonomy are stripped by these laws. They have filed claims with Affidavits […]

    July 30, 2019ControversyNo comments

    A local telecoms provider is making sure they stay relevant in a growing market with customer oriented innovations. Mr Sylvester in addressing the media, users and other interested parties explained what their research indicated was in the wish list of most consumers; – Justin Inniss the director of Customer Experience for Flow Barbados, says the […]

    May 6, 2019Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  13. Game of Thrones – The Great Funko Pop! War Is Here

    Relive the final scene from “The Dragon and the Wolf.” Shop Funko at the HBO Shop

    April 28, 2019Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Game Of Thrones (HBO): “Power Is Power” Lyric Video – SZA, The Weeknd, Travis Scott

    Stream “Power is Power” from SZA, The Weeknd and Travis Scott

    April 28, 2019Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. Game of Thrones: Season 8, Episode 2 – Preview (HBO)

    “Death has many faces.” The final season of Game of Thrones airs Sundays on HBO

    April 20, 2019Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. Game of Thrones: Season 8, Episode 1 – Inside the Episode (HBO)

    “I used to think you were the cleverest man alive.” The final season of Game of Thrones airs Sundays at 9PM on HBO

    April 20, 2019Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  17. Inside Game of Thrones: A Story in Camera Work

    Camera operator Sean Savage shares what he’s loved about being behind the camera for 8 seasons.

    April 14, 2019Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Game of Thrones: Season 8 – First Day on Set (HBO)

    The cast returns to set for Season 8.

    April 14, 2019Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Inside Game of Thrones: A Story in Stunts (HBO)

    Stunt Coordinator Rowley Irlam describes the work that goes into creating a “dynamic frame of action” for every epic moment in the series.

    March 24, 2019Books, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Inside Game of Thrones: A Story in Prosthetics (HBO)

    Game of Thrones Prosthetics Designer Barrie Gower reflects on bringing the realm to life for the final season. Game of Thrones returns April 14 for its final season on HBO.

    March 11, 2019Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Game of Thrones: Season 8 – What makes bad-ass Arya run? (HBO)

    The conclusion of one of the most acclaimed series is approaching, and in anticipation of the final season of GAME OF THRONES, HBO has released the official trailer to fans around the world.

    March 6, 2019Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    In a greatly anticipated decision delivered on Tuesday morning, November 13, Guyana’s final court of appeal, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), ruled unanimously that the law which makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in a public place while dressed in clothing of a different gender for “an […]

    November 19, 2018Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  23. Highest Caribbean Court to Rule on Guyana’s Cross-Dressing Law

    On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 2:00 pm, Trinidad and Tobago time, Guyana’s final court of appeal, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), will deliver its decision in McEwan and others v Attorney General of Guyana, the case which challenged the constitutionality of a law that criminalizes wearing attire of a different gender in public […]

    October 27, 2018Breaking News, Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  24. Rocketman (Fantasy on Elton John – 2019) | Taron Egerton

    The story of Elton John‘s life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

    October 6, 2018Music, Video Gallery1 comment
  25. ANYTHING – John Carroll Lynch & Matt Bomer

    When Early Landry loses his wife in a small town in Mississippi, his sister makes the decision for him to move with her to Los Angeles, where Early moves into an apartment building filled with a group of interesting Hollywood people, nothing he has ever been used to, but perhaps he fits in well.

    July 15, 2018Cinema, Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments