After new UNAIDS poll: Way clear for PM to revisit gays issue

The path is now clear for Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to “very easily” go back to Parliament and amend the Equal Opportunity Act to protect people from discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation. So said attorney Douglas Mendes following the launch of the results of a UNAIDS poll that showed a majority of T&T citizens are against discrimination.

He said amending the act would send a clear message to the population, the region and the international community that T&T did not discriminate against people because of their sexual orientation.  Read More