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OUTBermuda ‘Grateful For All The Support’

OUTBermuda ‘Grateful For All The Support’

After being recognized in the annual Best of Bermuda awards as as the best Charity/Community Service, OUTBermuda said they are “inspired and motivated by the community in which we operate and we are incredibly grateful for all the support that we receive and honoured to be recognised.” OUTBermuda – who recently successfully challenged... Read more of this article

OUTBermuda: ‘Our Lawsuit Has One Aim’

OUTBermuda: ‘Our Lawsuit Has One Aim’

Following the closing arguments in the legal challenge to the Domestic Partnership Act in the Supreme Court, OUTBermuda extended their thanks to Maryellen Jackson, Sylvia Hayward Harris, Dr. Gordon Campbell, Chai T, Wesley Methodist Church, Julia and Judith Aidoo-Saltus, Douglas NeJaime, Carnival Corporation and lawyer Rod Attride-Stirling. The case... Read more of this article

Book Reading With Darnell Moore On May 23

Book Reading With Darnell Moore On May 23

OUTBermuda, in partnership with the Bermuda National Library, will be hosting a book reading with Darnell Moore on Wednesday, May 23 from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Darnell is no stranger to Bermuda, having been invited to speak on island in June 2014. We are excited to welcome him back to share with us about his soon to be released book... Read more of this article

OUTBermuda Advocate Speaks With HRC

OUTBermuda Advocate Speaks With HRC

The US-based Human Rights Campaign recently interviewed OUTBermuda Board of Directors Deputy Chairperson Zakiya Johnson Lord about their campaign. In the interview Zakiya Johnson Lord said, “OUTBermuda began because many LGBTQ Bermudians–myself included–who were partnered with non-Bermudians experienced discrimination. We wanted to highlight... Read more of this article

Video: CNN Interview Zakiya Johnson Lord

Video: CNN Interview Zakiya Johnson Lord

OUTBermuda’s Zakiya Johnson Lord recently appeared on the CNN programme ‘Quest Means Business’, discussing the organisation’s lawsuit challenging the Domestic Partnership Act. OUTBermuda and Maryellen Jackson filed legal action in the Bermuda Supreme Court seeking an order declaring that provisions that “have the effect of... Read more of this article

Carnival Supporting New SSM Legal Action

Carnival Supporting New SSM Legal Action

OUTBermuda and Maryellen Jackson have filed legal action in the Bermuda Supreme Court seeking an order declaring that provisions that “have the effect of revoking same-sex marriage” are in contravention of the Bermuda Constitution, with the local legal action — which marks the second filed about the matter — being supported... Read more of this article

‘Continue To Support The LGBTQ Community’

‘Continue To Support The LGBTQ Community’

Both the Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda and OUTBermuda groups have responded to the Governor giving assent to the Domestic Partnership Act, which paves the way for the legislation to replace same sex marriages with domestic partnerships to take effect. The Rainbow Alliance said they stand firm in their belief that all citizens of Bermuda, visitors,... Read more of this article

OUTBermuda Group “Disappointed” By Decision

OUTBermuda Group “Disappointed” By Decision

OUTBermuda said they are “disappointed with the Government’s decision to roll back rights extended to same-sex couples,” and explained that they “engaged constructively with the Government in response to its consultation on Domestic Partnerships, recognizing that there was a risk of an even worse outcome if Junior Minister Furbert... Read more of this article

OUTBermuda Seeks Feedback On Bill

OUTBermuda Seeks Feedback On Bill

OUTBermuda is asking for the public’s feedback on the Domestic Partnership Bill, saying that they will be at the Hamilton Princess this coming Sunday and Monday from 2.00pm to 4.00pm, and also welcome anyone to email feedback to outbermuda@gmail.com. A spokesperson said, “The Government has published a draft Domestic Partnership Bill,... Read more of this article

“What We View As An Unfortunate Proposal”

“What We View As An Unfortunate Proposal”

Following the tabling of the Bermuda Immigration [No. 2] Act 2017 in the House of Assembly, OUTBermuda wrote to the Minister saying they “would like to register our objection to what we view as an unfortunate proposal that will erode human rights protections to the detriment of everyone in Bermuda.”Bill Tabled In House In the House on Friday,... Read more of this article

Photos: OUTBermuda Fun Day At Tobacco Bay

Photos: OUTBermuda Fun Day At Tobacco Bay

OUTBermuda hosted a family fun day on Saturday [Aug 26] at Tobacco Bay with a host of beach equipment for attendees to enjoy including water volleyball, a pool table and non-motorized water-sports. A spokesperson previously said, “OUTBermuda is an organization that was created to provide support for relationships and family. Families come in all... Read more of this article

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

OUTBermuda Family Fun Day On August 26

OUTBermuda Family Fun Day On August 26

OUTBermuda is getting set to host a Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 26 from 11.00am to 7.00pm at Tobacco Bay Beach. A spokesperson said, “There is an African proverb that says, ‘A family tie is like a tree, it can bend but it cannot break.’ “OUTBermuda is an organization that was created to provide support for relationships and... Read more of this article