Tag: #GayAndLesbian

Brannon Starts Petition On Same Sex Marriage

Brannon Starts Petition On Same Sex Marriage

Following yesterday’s news that a same-sex couple hoping to get married on a cruise were unable to as the company is registered in Bermuda which prohibits them from conducting same-sex marriage ceremonies, Tony Brannon has started an online petition calling for the Bermuda Government to “Legalize Same Sex Marriage and implement a complete... Read more of this article

Report: Law Prevents Same-Sex Cruise Wedding

Report: Law Prevents Same-Sex Cruise Wedding

According to various international reports, two women hoping to get married on a cruise were told they were unable to as the company is registered in Bermuda, and Bermuda law prohibits them from conducting same-sex marriage ceremonies. Pink News reports, “Because P&O is registered in Bermuda, where same-sex marriage is not allowed, the cruise... Read more of this article

UK ‘Gay Cure’ Seminar Cancelled After Protests

UK ‘Gay Cure’ Seminar Cancelled After Protests

A ‘gay cure’ convention scheduled to take place in London later this month — featuring the same speakers that were in Bermuda earlier this year — has been cancelled after protests, including an online petition that attracted over 40,000 signatures. Mike Carducci, Wayne Blakely and Danielle Harrison of the Coming Out Ministries... Read more of this article

Sexual Orientation Discrimination Complaint Filed

Sexual Orientation Discrimination Complaint Filed

[Written by Don Burgess] A man told the Human Rights Commission that when he posted on Facebook that he should have “ripped” a bus driver “out of his bra and panties” it wasn’t meant as a threat, but was his way of venting. Bus driver Mark Anderson [pictured] filed a complaint against Desai Jones before the HRC that he was being discriminated... Read more of this article

“Conversion Therapy Has No Place In Bermuda”

“Conversion Therapy Has No Place In Bermuda”

[Opinion column written by Quinton B. Butterfield III] “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” There has been a lot of talk about the “ex-gay” seminars that took place at the Southampton Seventh-day Adventist church. These seminars, according to the pastor, were “to bring education and present the love of Christ.” While everyone... Read more of this article

Rainbow Alliance Launch New Social Gatherings

Rainbow Alliance Launch New Social Gatherings

The Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda announced the launch of their new, free weekly social gathering, Rumba°r Rainbow Wednesdays at the Victoria Grill’s Rumba°r. “The event is an opportunity for the LGBTQ community, allies, and friends to come together in a safer, inclusive space for networking and fun,” a Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda... Read more of this article

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

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