Tag: Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda

Rainbow Alliance: ‘We Await Mr Smith’s Apology’

Rainbow Alliance: ‘We Await Mr Smith’s Apology’

The Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda condemned comments made by Deputy Mayor Donal Smith, calling them “an inappropriate way for an elected official to speak about anyone.” According to a newspaper report, Deputy Mayor Smith grouped gays with “freaks”, claimed anyone who supports same sex marriage is “condemned” and said international business... Read more of this article

No “Moral Disruption” From Same Sex Marriage

No “Moral Disruption” From Same Sex Marriage

The Rainbow Alliance said they agree with Opposition Leader Marc Bean that same sex marriage is inevitable in Bermuda, but “reject all heterosexist assertions that such an event will cause moral disruption.” Mr Bean recently appeared on a local television show where he said that he feels that gay marriage is inevitable and made comments... Read more of this article

Rainbow Alliance Seeks Clarity From Bean, PLP

Rainbow Alliance Seeks Clarity From Bean, PLP

The Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda said they would like to “publicly address” the new PLP leader Marc Bean, saying he has “previously gone on record with his derogatory personal opinions of the LGBTQ community.” They quoted Mr Bean’s comments during the debate about the Human Rights Act in July 2012, saying: “These words... Read more of this article

Rainbow Alliance Responds To Throne Speech

Rainbow Alliance Responds To Throne Speech

The Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda — a newly formed collective of people interested in helping make Bermuda a safer space for LGBTQ people — said they welcome any change to Bermuda legislation which will extend basic human rights and protections to people in Bermuda. The group was responding to comments made during last week’s Throne... Read more of this article

Movie Night: ‘For the Bible Tells Me So’

Movie Night: ‘For the Bible Tells Me So’

The Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda will be hosting a Movie Night on Thursday, September 27th at Chewstick, with the free event featuring a screening the documentary For the Bible Tells Me So. For the Bible Tells Me So is a 2007 American documentary film directed by Daniel G. Karslake about homosexuality and various interpretations of what the Bible says... Read more of this article

Videos: Rainbow Alliance Hosts Open Forum

Videos: Rainbow Alliance Hosts Open Forum

[Updated with videos] The Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda will be hosting an open forum for discussion and support at Queen Elizabeth Park today [Aug 17] from 12pm to 2pm. A spokesperson explained that the Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda is a collective of people supportive of the rights and struggles of the LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender] and... Read more of this article

Rainbow Alliance To Host Open Forum

Rainbow Alliance To Host Open Forum

On Friday, August 17th from 12 – 2pm the Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda will be hosting an open forum for discussion and support at Queen Elizabeth Park. A spokesperson said: “The Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda is a collective of people supportive of the rights and struggles of the LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender] and queer community... Read more of this article