Plight and Pride of the Caribbean homosexuals – Caribbean IRN Update October 2013

Published: November 11, 2013

An editorial in the Kaieteur News of Guyana speaks to the Plight of the Homosexuals, while a BBC documentary (first aired 9 November, 2013) addresses Jamaica’s Gay Divide. 

 
Earlier in October, the police conducted a raid in Jamaica on some of the homeless gay youth as reported in this news item http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d2lCYwg5K0 . Their belongings were burnt and no alternative accommodation was found for the youth.
 
SASOD launches a video with the Envisioning Project entitled Homophobia in Guyana at http://youtu.be/Y2SKNiZnkrg which tells the story of Jessica and Maeve .
 
On Monday 28th October, 2013 SASOD and other Guyanese organisations made submissions to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)  on "Violence, Sexuality and Gender Issues Affecting Children in Guyana" . The IACHR urged the government to take leadership in ensuring Human Rights. 

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