Eight transgender activists from the Bahamas, Haiti, Jamaica, Guyana and Antigua have formed a new Caribbean advocacy initiative, the Transgender Caucus Group.
“It is important that voices from the entire Caribbean are heard,” Jassica St. Rose of Saint Lucia said about the just-ended LBTQI Caribbean activists’ conference there. “We do our best to embolden and energise as many activists and organisations in as many countries as possible.”
“Nothing about us without us” is a motto with a long history. Now it’s a theme of a protest by Caribbean LGBTI rights activists against the London-based LGBTI publication Pink News.
A new coalition of LGBTQI organizations in the eastern Caribbean is setting its sights on improving the lives of the region’s sexual minorities. The Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality Inc. (ECADE), which was launched late last year, issued this update:
A new coalition of human rights and LGBTQI organizations in the eastern Caribbean marked its official launch on Human Rights Day 2016. ECADE, the Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality, focuses on Grenada, Saint Lucia, Barbados, Saint Martin and Dominica.