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Love Is Love Raises $2,200 For OUTBermuda

Love Is Love Raises $2,200 For OUTBermuda

Love is Love BDA’s brunch event at Bolero Brasserie raised $2,200 for OUTBermuda’s 2024 education bursary. A spokesperson said, “On Sunday, June 2nd, 2024 Love is Love BDA hosted their second brunch event at Bolero Brasserie. Thanks to raffle sales and donations the event raised $1700 and a further $500 was raised from twenty percent of... Read more of this article

OUTBermuda Relaunches ICON Awards

OUTBermuda Relaunches ICON Awards

OUTBermuda reintroduced the OUTBermuda ICON Awards during Pride Month, inviting nominations until July 31, with winners to be revealed at the Gala and ICON Awards on August 30. A spokesperson said, “As the world marks the arrival of Pride Month, OUTBermuda is excited to celebrate the rich history and ongoing fight for equality that Pride represents.... Read more of this article

Tiffany Paynter Thanks OUTBermuda

Tiffany Paynter Thanks OUTBermuda

OUTBermuda announced that Executive Director Tiffany Paynter ”will be leaving the organization at the end of the month to pursue her personal passion for yoga and wellness,” with Ms Paynter saying she is “grateful to the Board of Directors for giving me an opportunity to make a positive impact on our community.” Chairperson,... Read more of this article

Love Is Love BDA To Host Brunch Fundraiser

Love Is Love BDA To Host Brunch Fundraiser

Love is Love BDA will host a buffet brunch fundraiser on June 2 at Bolero Brasserie to launch Global Pride Month and support OUTBermuda’s 2024 Education Bursary. A spokesperson said, “Love is Love BDA will be hosting their second buffet brunch from 12:00 to 3:00pm on Sunday, June 2nd at Bolero Brasserie Restaurant [#95 Front Street]. This event... Read more of this article

IDAHBT: “Equality, Freedom And Justice For All”

IDAHBT: “Equality, Freedom And Justice For All”

OUTBermuda is observing the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia [IDAHBT] and noted that they are also marking “significant anniversaries that reflect our community’s journey towards liberation.” A spokesperson said, “International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia [IDAHBT], observed... Read more of this article

Bermuda Pride Seeks Volunteers For 2024 Events

Bermuda Pride Seeks Volunteers For 2024 Events

Bermuda Pride is “issuing a call for volunteers to join a number of subcommittees to help assist with the organisation of our much-anticipated 2024 events, which will take place from August 28th to September 1st, 2024 under the banner of ‘Family Affair”. A spokesperson said, “Volunteers are the lifeblood of Bermuda Pride, and your... Read more of this article

2024 Pride To Have ‘Family Affair’ Theme

2024 Pride To Have ‘Family Affair’ Theme

The 2024 Bermuda Pride celebrations — with a theme of ‘Family Affair’ — will take place between August 28 – September 1st, with the Pride Parade to be held on August 31st. A spokesperson said, “OUTBermuda is gearing up for the 2024 Bermuda Pride celebrations with a community informed theme of ‘Family Affair’. Bermuda... Read more of this article

Love Is Love BDA Brunch Event Raises $2500

Love Is Love BDA Brunch Event Raises $2500

On Sunday, February 4th, Love is Love BDA hosted their very first brunch event at Thyme Restaurant, and they said that ‘thanks to raffle sales and donations the event raised a total amount of $2500 which will be donated directly towards OUTBermuda’s 2024 education bursary, a quarter of their $10,000 goal.” Jameka Smith, the Board lead... Read more of this article

‘Love Is Love’ To Host Buffet Brunch & Fundraiser

‘Love Is Love’ To Host Buffet Brunch & Fundraiser

Love is Love BDA is set to host a buffet brunch on February 4th at Thyme Restaurant, featuring dancer Marcus Zebra Smith as well as a charity raffle fundraiser for OUTBermuda’s 2024 education bursary program. A spokesperson said, “Love is Love BDA will be hosting their very first buffet brunch on Sunday, February 4th, 2024, at Thyme Restaurant... Read more of this article

“Bermudians Were Kind, Welcoming, Generous”

“Bermudians Were Kind, Welcoming, Generous”

In a Vacationer story, Chaya Milchtein “shared her insights into her eye-opening visit to Bermuda with her wife, shedding light on the island nation’s stance on LGBTQ+ rights and highlighting safe spaces for the queer community.” The story said, “There’s something magical about the sunset in Bermuda, a popular tourist destination... Read more of this article

Taj Donville-Outerbridge Elected To IGLYO Board

Taj Donville-Outerbridge Elected To IGLYO Board

Taj Donville-Outerbridge has been elected to the International LGBTQI Youth and Student Organisation [IGLYO] board during their Annual Members’ Conference in Montenegro. A spokesperson said, “IGLYO — The International LGBTQI Youth and Student Organisation is the largest member-based network in the world dedicated to LGBTQI youth and their... Read more of this article

Cayman Group Assisting In Bermuda SSM Case

Cayman Group Assisting In Bermuda SSM Case

Cayman-based LGBTQ+ group Colours Caribbean “has been accepted as an intervenor in a European Court of Human Rights case on same-sex marriage in Bermuda,” the Cayman media has reported. A Cayman Compass story said, “Cayman-based LGBTQ+ group Colours Caribbean has been accepted as an intervenor in a European Court of Human Rights case on... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Pride Party At Victoria Park

Photos & Video: Pride Party At Victoria Park

The Bermuda Pride Parade for 2023 took place yesterday [Aug 26], and following the parade, a lively block party was hosted at Victoria Park in the afternoon, featuring a vibrant display of local entertainment. You can view coverage of some of the afternoon festivities below, and all of Bernews coverage of this year and past years Pride events here. Related... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2023 Bermuda Pride Parade

Photos & Video: 2023 Bermuda Pride Parade

The 2023 Bermuda Pride Parade event was held today [Aug 26] in the City of Hamilton under a theme of “Homecoming.” A spokesperson previously said, “The ‘Homecoming’ theme was chosen after extensive consultation with community members, both at in-person roundtables locally and via global online meetings, to ensure LGBTQ+ Bermudians have... Read more of this article

Photos: OUTBermuda Hosts Pride Prom Event

Photos: OUTBermuda Hosts Pride Prom Event

OUTBermuda held the ‘Pride Prom’ event last night and also presented the first ever Bermuda Pride Icon Awards to the “teams behind three pioneering local organisations that’ve been instrumental in the pursuit of LGBTQ+ equality in Bermuda,” with awards presented to Rock Island Coffee, Two Words & A Comma and the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Minister Furbert On Diversity And Inclusion

Minister Furbert On Diversity And Inclusion

“This week, Bermuda residents and visitors alike have been participating in the planned Pride events. As the Minister with oversight of human rights, this serves as a timely reminder to highlight our diversity and the importance of inclusivity, equality, and respect for all,” Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert said. The... Read more of this article