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OUTBermuda Launches Stakeholder Survey

OUTBermuda Launches Stakeholder Survey

OUTBermuda is asking its stakeholders to “submit feedback on how the charity and its board are doing and what they can do better” via a survey. A spokesperson said, “OUTBermuda is reflecting on another successful renewal of its Registered Charity status; the Registry General in Bermuda renewed the charity’s status through to 14... Read more of this article

Video: Pride A Deeper Love Panel Discussion

Video: Pride A Deeper Love Panel Discussion

The Bermuda Pride organisation is holding a “Pride. A Deeper Love” panel discussion this evening [June 30], a conversation about LGBTQ+ pride and allyship in Bermuda. The discussion will be hosted by Tawana Tannock and the panelists include:Michael Scott – Lawyer and former Cabinet Minister and former MP for Constituency 36 Sandys NorthElizabeth... Read more of this article

“Bermuda Pride Has Made Significant Strides”

“Bermuda Pride Has Made Significant Strides”

“Bermuda Pride has made significant strides in representing the rights of the LGBTQ+ community, and I acknowledge the leaders in this community for displaying their bold and unwavering commitment,” Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert said. In issuing a statement “recognising the celebrations of Bermuda Pride,... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Proud Bermudian LGBTQ

Wallpaper Wednesday: Proud Bermudian LGBTQ

The month of June is internationally recognized as Pride Month, and the latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series is another LGBTQ Pride theme incorporating rainbow stripes.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper... Read more of this article

Organizers Wish Bermuda “Happy Pride Month”

Organizers Wish Bermuda “Happy Pride Month”

Local organizers in Bermuda are helping the public to celebrate Pride Month in Bermuda, saying “we will use this opportunity to reflect on the unwavering love we must have for ourselves and each other to thrive.” A spokesperson said, “Happy June, it’s Pride Month! June is Pride Month for LGBTQ+ members all over the world. It’s... Read more of this article

Bermudian To Lead Pride Event In London

Bermudian To Lead Pride Event In London

Christopher Joell-Deshields is serving as Executive Director of Pride in London, leading a team of six directors and over 200 volunteers to organise the parade, which is a major event that attracts tens of thousands of participants. The Bermudian — who noted that London is his second home as “Bermuda will always be my first” —... Read more of this article

Mark Anderson Featured In Pride Magazine

Mark Anderson Featured In Pride Magazine

Mark ‘Sybil Barrington‘ Anderson has been featured in the first issue of Forever With Pride magazine, which was released on June 1. In a three-page feature story, Mr. Anderson said, “I’ve always been, and always will be the Queen Of Bermuda, which only came to the forefront in May 2005. My crown represents the role of entertainment... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda LGBTQ Pride

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda LGBTQ Pride

The month of June is internationally recognized as Pride Month, and the latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series is an LGBTQ Pride theme incorporating rainbow stripes and a Bermuda flag.The design below is also available here as both a Twitter header and Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday... Read more of this article

Save The Date, “Pride: A Deeper Love” Events

Save The Date, “Pride: A Deeper Love” Events

The Bermuda Pride organisers will be holding events in celebration of Bermuda Pride 2021 on June 30th, August 28th, and August 29th. The Bermuda Pride organisers posted the graphic below on social media, saying: “Bermuda Pride was founded in 2019 with the aim of creating safe public space for celebrating Bermuda’s LGBTQI+ people. The inaugural... Read more of this article

New Candle Honours Linda Bogle-Mienzer

New Candle Honours Linda Bogle-Mienzer

Penny & Drum is releasing two new candle scents, including one named “Morning Beautiful People” to honour Bermudian advocate Linda Bogle-Mienzer, with the name inspired by her frequent use of the phrase during her popular social media videos. A spokesperson said, “Our company motto is ‘Be The Light.’ As we are starting a new... Read more of this article

Updates: SSM Hearing At Privy Council In UK

Updates: SSM Hearing At Privy Council In UK

[Updating] The hearing before the Privy Council in London on Bermuda’s same sex marriage law starts is underway, and it is being live streamed online and you can watch on the Privy Council website. An OUTBermuda spokesperson previously said, “This week, leaders and attorneys for OUTBermuda will enter the final appeal in London for Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Marriage Privy Council Hearings This Week In UK

Marriage Privy Council Hearings This Week In UK

The Privy Council hearing in London on Bermuda’s marriage equality decision will take place this week, on Wednesday, February 3 and Thursday, February 4, with the court hearing to be live streamed online. An OUTBermuda spokesperson said, “This week, leaders and attorneys for OUTBermuda will enter the final appeal in London for Bermuda’s historic... Read more of this article

Zakiya Johnson Lord To Take Part In Panel Today

Zakiya Johnson Lord To Take Part In Panel Today

Bermudian Zakiya Johnson Lord will be part of a panel at 5.00pm Bermuda time today [Jan 28] with the panel aiming to “highlight the LGBTQIA+ community within the Black community.” The Black Voices LGBTQIA website said, “Join us this Black Heritage Month while we highlight the LGBTQIA+ community within the Black community. During this 60-min... Read more of this article