Tag: Gay and lesbian

Live Tweets: Rainbow Alliance At WorldPride

Live Tweets: Rainbow Alliance At WorldPride

[Updated] A group from the Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda, in collaboration with the Centre for Justice, the Human Rights Commission, Kinsfolk Bermuda, and Two Words and a Comma, are in Toronto, Canada taking part in the Annual Pride Parade today [June 29] A spokesperson said, “Pride events take place worldwide, celebrating the 1969 Stonewall Riots... Read more of this article

Sybil To Take Part In Canada Pride Parade

Sybil To Take Part In Canada Pride Parade

Bermuda’s preeminent female impersonator Mark “Sybil Barrington” Anderson will be taking part in the World Pride Parade in Toronto this coming weekend, and will also be performing in part of a Cabaret doing his signature number as Patti La Belle. Expected to attract a substantial number of people, the World Pride event is taking place... Read more of this article

Poll Results: 58.5% Oppose Same-Sex Marriage

Poll Results: 58.5% Oppose Same-Sex Marriage

According to a recent poll by Profiles of Bermuda, nearly 6 in 10 voters [58.5%] oppose same-sex marriages, while 4 in 10 [38.4%] were in favour of such marriages and 3.2% were unsure.Differences by Age By age, younger voters, those between the ages of 18 and 34, were more likely to support same-sex marriages [58.2%], the only age group to do so. However,... Read more of this article

Opinion Column: U.S. Consul On LGBT Pride

Opinion Column: U.S. Consul On LGBT Pride

[Opinion column written by U.S. Consul General to Bermuda Robert Settje] The Government of the United States supports and promotes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender [LGBT] rights. As President Barack Obama has said, “LGBT rights are human rights. Human rights are inalienable and belong to each and every human being, no matter their race, religion,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Contingent To Attend 2014 WorldPride

Bermuda Contingent To Attend 2014 WorldPride

Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda, in collaboration with the Centre for Justice, the Human Rights Commission, Kinsfolk Bermuda, and Two Words and a Comma, announced Bermuda’s participation in WorldPride 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, from June 20-29, culminating in the Annual Pride Parade on Sunday, June 29th, 2014.Pride events take place worldwide,... Read more of this article

Wild Mind Features TeeJay Johnson’s Series

Wild Mind Features TeeJay Johnson’s Series

The Wild Mind Entertainment online TV network will be featuring Bermudian Tamicka “TeeJay” Johnson’s critically acclaimed web series Refracted Reflections. The web series — which has garnered over 10,000 subscribers on YouTube — is described as showcasing varying levels of a myriad of aspects of the LGBTQ community while... Read more of this article

Bermudian Heads From Hospital To The Catwalk

Bermudian Heads From Hospital To The Catwalk

When Bermudian artist Tamicka “TeeJay” Johnson took a hiatus from her critically acclaimed web series Refracted Reflections to raise further funds for the project, an eight day hospital stay with two surgeries and four blood transfusions was not exactly what she had in mind. But, despite circumstances that may have physically or emotionally... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Sybil Barrington & Friends Perform

Photos/Video: Sybil Barrington & Friends Perform

[Updated with photos] The “Art Walk in the East” held on Sunday [Nov 3] showcased a host of local entertainers, including Bermuda’s pre-eminent female impersonator Mark “Sybil Barrington” Anderson and his “girls”, who took the stage to wrap up the night of entertainment. A large part of the crowd stayed in anticipation... Read more of this article

Tamicka Johnson’s “Refracted Reflections”

Tamicka Johnson’s “Refracted Reflections”

Following directly on the heels of her directorial nomination by Detroit’s Hotter than July 2013 Film Festival, Tamicka “Tee Jay” Johnson’s much anticipated web series “Refracted Reflections” premiered on August 31, 2013 at The Loft@Centre Stage in Atlanta, Georgia, bringing the Bermudian filmmaker even more acclaim... Read more of this article

BHB Clarifies: Gay Males & Blood Donation

BHB Clarifies: Gay Males & Blood Donation

In response to questions posed by Bernews readers regarding exactly why the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] did not allow gay males to donate blood, a spokesperson for the BHB has said that, “the standards for eligibility to donate blood are intended to maximize the safety of the blood supply, and not intended to discriminate against sexual orientation.” The... Read more of this article


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