Category: Identities

We profile the news-making movers and shakers from across the Caribbean. We also highlight social entrepreneurs, innovators and non-profits across the 21 isles.

J-FLAG is Celebrating a Community of Love for PRiDE JA 2016

PRiDE JA 2016 is approaching quickly! In Part II of this interview, co-chair Neish McLean provides further details on Jamaica's 2nd public LGBT PRiDE celebrations.

/ July 25, 2016

The Bahamas issues travel advisory on the United States

The Bahamian Government has warned its young male citizens to avoid protests, and to be compliant with American law enforcement officers, in the wake of police-led shootings in the US

/ July 8, 2016

The politics of mourning LGBT deaths

For Caribbean politicians who maintain LGBT people as outliers of law and policy, the mourning of the Pulse massacre has been a challenge

/ June 15, 2016

With anti-gay laws, the state is complicit in violence against LGBT people

Anti-gay laws, even if sparsely enforced, are far from innocuous. By setting up categories for normalcy and deviance, they continue to legitimise acts of violence against LGBT people.

/ June 1, 2016

Ultra conservative lobby groups set sights on the Caribbean

The globalization of anti-minority agendas and the exportation of hate from the US to the Caribbean

/ May 2, 2016

In Honduras, environmental activists are murdered with impunity

The human cost of advocacy is laid bare as Honduran activists are assassinated while their government looks the other way

/ March 20, 2016