Tag: st lucia gay rights

Growing up gay in the Caribbean, I was in constant survival mode

On an island where everything from pop music to the church demonises your sexuality, you police your every move It is a strange thing growing up in an island called “Little England”. You inherit the legal system, the educational system and even the old English mannerisms and words. But you also inherit something far more… Read more »

Saint Lucia’s LGBT Community Seeks Acceptance

Advocates say 2015’s goal is to increase public acceptance for minorities under the theme “education, tolerance and love.” One of the Eastern Caribbean’s first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups is seeking greater respect for sexual diversity in Saint Lucia. The group United and Strong, representing the country’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans citizens, has… Read more »