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New Yorker Report: 19th-Century Prison Ships

New Yorker Report: 19th-Century Prison Ships

The New Yorker has published an interesting article detailing aspects of the ‘prison ships’ in Bermuda back in the 1800s, with the article titled ‘The Gay Marriages Of A Nineteenth-Century Prison Ship.’ Their report said, “In 1842, a court in Lancaster, England, convicted a young lawyer, George Baxter Grundy, of forging payment,... Read more of this article

CAA, OUTBermuda Working To Enhance Services

CAA, OUTBermuda Working To Enhance Services

The Centre Against Abuse [CAA] and OUTBermuda are working together to enhance services in an effort to help all victims of sexual violence regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. A joint statement from the two organisations said, “This week, Centre Against Abuse [CAA] reconfirms its commitment to all victims of sexual violence and... Read more of this article

OUTBermuda: Final Appeal Set For December

OUTBermuda: Final Appeal Set For December

Attorneys and leaders for OUTBermuda confirmed that the “long-awaited, final stage of appeal for Bermuda’s historic marriage equality decision will take place in London on December 7 and 8, 2020.” “This final judicial appeal will be heard by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. When the UK Supreme Court sits as the final... Read more of this article

‘If Marriage Benefits Community, Why Prevent’

‘If Marriage Benefits Community, Why Prevent’

[Written by Don Burgess] About two dozen marriage equality advocates attended a proclamation at the Cabinet Building, declaring February 7 to 14 as International Marriage Week. Allan and Mildred Hunt, founders of Heart-to-Heart Marriage Mentoring Ministries, read a list of benefits that marriage has on society, and Deputy Premier Walter Roban also... Read more of this article

Carnival Corporation Joins UN LGBTQ Initiative

Carnival Corporation Joins UN LGBTQ Initiative

Carnival Corporation — who supported OUTBermuda’s legal action in 2018  – announced that they have joined the United Nations’ Standards of Conduct for Business, which is a “global campaign seeking to tackle discrimination against LGBTI people in the workplace and in society.” “As part of our ongoing efforts... Read more of this article

2020 Pride Parade To Be Held On August 8th

2020 Pride Parade To Be Held On August 8th

The Bermuda Pride event is set to return in 2020, with the event organisers confirming that it will be held on August 7th, 8th and 9th, with the Pride Parade set to take place on Saturday, August 8th. The inaugural event was held in August of this year, and saw thousands of people taking part in the first ever LGBTQ Pride Parade in Bermuda, which... Read more of this article

Out Magazine Spotlights Island’s Pride Parade

Out Magazine Spotlights Island’s Pride Parade

The digital edition of leading American LGBT fashion, entertainment and lifestyle magazine Out posted a major front-page report on Bermuda’s inaugural Pride celebrations. Titled “Meet the Faces of Bermuda’s First-Ever Pride,” and featuring a gallery of 35 photos of the August 31 parade, Out executive editor Raquel Willis said... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Living Our Lives’ LGBTQ Documentary

Video: ‘Living Our Lives’ LGBTQ Documentary

A documentarian visited Bermuda for the island’s first ever Pride Parade and to capture the thoughts and reflections of a cross-section of LGBTQI residents on film during the run-up to the August 31 event. D.L. Perez is currently hosting an online series titled Living Our Lives, intended to present a panoramic view of the LGBTQ experience around... Read more of this article

Police To Review Management Of Pride Parade

Police To Review Management Of Pride Parade

The Bermuda Police Service confirmed that a “meeting to review their management of Bermuda’s inaugural Pride Parade will take place over the coming weeks.” Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley, commented, “The Pride Parade on the 31st of August 2019 saw approximately 6,000 people take to the streets in support of LGBTQI+ communities... Read more of this article

Pride Meetup For Bermudians In The UK

Pride Meetup For Bermudians In The UK

A group of Bermudians based in the United Kingdom recently gathered at the Manchester Pride celebrations in solidarity with the inaugural Bermuda Pride Parade. The get together was organised by Debbie Collins and Tyrone Lovell for fellow LGBTQ+ Bermudians and allies “in order to show support for those attending Bermuda Pride, as well as visibility... Read more of this article

Hours Of Video: Bermuda Pride Parade & Forum

Hours Of Video: Bermuda Pride Parade & Forum

Bermuda’s first ever Pride Parade and celebration took place on Saturday [Aug 31] under a theme of ‘We Belong’, with the event including a parade, live entertainment, food vendors and more. We have complied all the videos into one article for posterity’s sake, including the video of the forum which was held on the Friday evening, so the... Read more of this article

Photo Set III & Video: Bermuda Pride Parade

Photo Set III & Video: Bermuda Pride Parade

Thousands of people took to the streets of Hamilton as Bermuda’s first ever Pride Parade and celebration took place yesterday [Aug 31] under a theme of ‘We Belong.’Attendees, many dressed in rainbow colours, started out from Victoria Park, and made their way through Hamilton as onlookers cheered them on, and then the celebrations continued... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: Bermuda’s First Pride Parade

Photo Set II: Bermuda’s First Pride Parade

Thousands of people took to the streets of Hamilton as Bermuda’s first ever Pride Parade and celebration took place yesterday [Aug 31] under a theme of ‘We Belong.’Attendees, many dressed in rainbow colours, started out from Victoria Park, and made their way through Hamilton as onlookers cheered them on, and then the celebrations continued... Read more of this article