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Support Groups For LGBTQ People & Families

Support Groups For LGBTQ People & Families

OUTBermuda shared details of support groups available for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Queer people and their families, with the next meeting set to take place this coming Thursday [Aug 17] from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. A spokesperson said, “OUTBermuda is excited to share details of family support groups that are available for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,... Read more of this article

Heather Nova Releases New Track ‘Love Wins’

Heather Nova Releases New Track ‘Love Wins’

Bermudian singer-songwriter Heather Nova has released a new track titled ‘Love Wins.’ According to the singer, “Was inspired by the ruling of Supreme Court here in Bermuda last month in favour of marriage equality. The case had been a long heated battle fought by lawyers who did it all pro bono. I was moved for obvious reasons –... Read more of this article

Preserve Marriage: ‘We Do Not Condone Sign’

Preserve Marriage: ‘We Do Not Condone Sign’

Preserve Marriage said they would like to thank people for “exercising their democratic right to be heard” at the demonstration on May 25th, and said “much attention has been paid to a highly offensive poster brought by a demonstrator,” and explained that the demonstrator covered up the most offensive part after being challenged... Read more of this article

Wesley Church Welcomes LGBT Community

Wesley Church Welcomes LGBT Community

The Wesley Methodist Church said they are welcoming all LGBTQ persons and allies in recognition of Pride, with a service to be held at 11.00am on June 11th, with Worship to be led by Rev. David Hann, with the Sermon entitled “Anchor in the Storm.” In a post on social media, the Church said, “Wesley looks forward to welcoming all LGBTQ... Read more of this article

Screening & Conversation On LGBT Community

Screening & Conversation On LGBT Community

VaVa Entertainment will be presenting a red carpet viewing of Moonlight on Saturday evening [June 10], along with a panel conversation on “bullying in the Black and LGBT community.” Moonlight – the Academy Award winner for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay – is described as a “chronicle of the childhood,... Read more of this article

360° Video: Demonstration Held At Parliament

360° Video: Demonstration Held At Parliament

People gathered on the grounds of the House of Assembly this afternoon [May 25] as Preserve Marriage – which has been campaigning against same sex marriage – held a demonstration, while the Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda also made a call to their supporters to attend. 1-hour live video replay, the video is 360° so you can use your mouse to move around... Read more of this article

Bill: Define Marriage Between Male & Female

Bill: Define Marriage Between Male & Female

MP Wayne Furbert said the Human Rights Amendment Act 2017 — which seeks to make an amendment to define marriage between a male and a female — has been tabled. Bill Follows Landmark Court Ruling The Private Members Bill seeks to, in effect, restrict marriage to between a man and woman, and follows after a landmark court ruling which paved... Read more of this article

Video: Explaining Same Sex Marriage Legalities

Video: Explaining Same Sex Marriage Legalities

A gay couple can get married right now, an appeal to the legal judgment is highly unlikely to succeed, churches cannot be forced to marry gay couples, and a “significant reason” why we have same-sex marriage today is because of the Preserve Marriage group’s campaign. These were some of the statements made by three lawyers involved... Read more of this article

Preserve Marriage: Government Should Appeal

Preserve Marriage: Government Should Appeal

The Preserve Marriage group said they do “not agree with the decision of the OBA Government not to appeal the same-sex marriage ruling” adding that the “OBA Government has made many missteps on the issue of preserving marriage in Bermuda” and they “should responsibly appeal the current ruling.”Government Will Not Appeal... Read more of this article

Marriage: No Appeal, Govt To Ensure Compliance

Marriage: No Appeal, Govt To Ensure Compliance

The Government acknowledges the Supreme Court ruling handed down on Friday and will not lodge an appeal and “will implement the necessary steps to ensure compliance with the judgment,” Minister of Home Affairs Patricia Gordon Pamplin said this morning.This follows after Winston Godwin and Greg DeRoche filed a legal challenge after their... Read more of this article

Attride-Stirling: ‘Human Rights For All Humans’

Attride-Stirling: ‘Human Rights For All Humans’

“Human Rights means human rights for all humans,” lawyer Rod Attride-Stirling said, adding that “same sex couples who want to marry can now do so,” and “Bermuda owes a huge debt of gratitude to the two brave young men who brought this action, Winston Godwin and Greg DeRoche.” Mr Attride-Stirling served as counsel to the... Read more of this article

Marriage: Court Rules In Favour Of Gay Couple

Marriage: Court Rules In Favour Of Gay Couple

[Updating] The court ruling has just been handed down in the legal case brought by Winston Godwin and Greg DeRoche, following their marriage application being declined by Bermuda’s Registrar-General, with the court making an historic ruling in their favour, saying “the common law discriminates against same-sex couples by excluding them from... Read more of this article

Rainbow Alliance Of Bermuda: ‘Love Has Won’

Rainbow Alliance Of Bermuda: ‘Love Has Won’

Saying that “history has been made and love has won,” the Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda said they are “overwhelmed with joy at the conclusion of today’s historic ruling” and “applaud the landmark decision by Justice Charles Etta-Simmons.”Historic Ruling Made In The Supreme Court Their statement follows after today’s landmark... Read more of this article