T&T activists say of Guyana crossdressing lawsuit: Just first step to bring changes

Published: February 28, 2010

T&T activists say of Guyana crossdressing lawsuit: Just first step to bring changes

The motion was filed February 19, with the support of Guyana NGO Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination and lawyers in Guyana, St Lucia and at the University of the West Indies Rights Advocacy Project (U-RAP) on the Cave Hill, Barbados campus.
The litigants were four MtF transgender Guyanese who were rounded up in a crackdown, stripped, denied medical attention, detained over a weekend, and fined US$7,500 under chapter 153(1)(xlvii) of the Summary Jurisdiction (Offences) Act, Chapter 8.02.

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