Trinidad and Tobago

Jamaica: Bishop Gregory Appointed Archbishop Of The West Indies

The Anglican Church in the Province of the West Indies (CPWI) yesterday elected the Rt Reverend Dr Howard Gregory as its 13th archbishop, primate and metropolitan, making him the third bishop of Jamaica and the first Jamaica-born diocesan bishop to serve in the post.

IACHR Publishes Report on Progress and Challenges toward Recognition of the Rights of LGBTI Persons in the Americas

In the Americas, violence, discrimination, prejudice and stereotypes prevent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people from fully exercising their rights. However, significant progress has also been made towards protecting, recognizing and guaranteeing the rights of LGBTI people in a number of countries in the region.

HRC Foundation Introduces 2019 Global Innovators

HRC Foundation is excited to introduce the talented leaders driving LGBTQ equality internationally who will be participating in our fourth annual Global Innovative Advocacy Summit.

Anti-LGBTQ Criminalization & the Catholic Church: A Chronology

Despite clear indications that criminalizing a person because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or gender expression violates Church teaching, responses from Catholics to anti-LGBTQ human rights abuses have been a mixed bag of both support for and opposition to punitive laws.

Human Rights Watch Country Profiles: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

The following country profiles are derived in part from sections of the Human Rights Watch 2019 World Report that relate to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

Trinidad and Tobago: Tewarie tells religious leaders: Accept LGBTQI people

Caroni Central MP Dr Bhoendradatt Tewarie has advised religious leaders to accept the world “as it is” and engage members of the LGBTQI community in healthy, respectful and rational discussions about strengthening the family.

Global trans perspectives on health and wellbeing: TvT community report

Today, the Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide (TvT) project team  is launching our publication, “Global trans perspectives on health and wellbeing: TvT community report.”

Trinidad and Tobago to appeal High Court ruling that makes consensual sex between people in same-sex unions legal

Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi Thursday said that the state intends filing an appeal against a High Court judge ruling that consensual sex between people in same-sex unions should not be criminalised as the court partly struck down the sodomy laws in Trinidad and Tobago.