Showing posts from September, 2012

The Rift: Belief in Gay ‘Cure’ Is Renounced

When the Belizean Christain Right controls the media

Posted September 10th, 2012

Luis Wade and Scott Stirm have been appearing all last week on Rise and Shine show to chat about the Health and Family Education teachers guide see link .

On the Show, they spoke about masturbation and how too much can cause localise trauma, that it can be addictive and that it can cause men to turn away from women and turn to men. The coverage have even triggered a comment from one person who complained about a simply human sexuality class that was presented to 12 Belizean soldiers as part of a peer education program that is managed by the military. The quote said,

"Good morning Wade and crew. Members of UNIBAM have gone into the BDF and are teaching the soldiers about UNIBAM. What is going on in our country? The want us to become like the USA Army. BDF should run them away. Don’t encourage them" see links for full comments  at…

Kamala Words on 30th, 2012

Posted September 1st, 2012 Her words were not nearly as bold as recent statements by other Caribbean prime ministers about lesbian and gay equality (whether Portia Simpson Miller in Jamaica's recent election campaign, the new Bahamian PM Perry Christie as an Opposition leader challenging his predecessor, St. Kitts-Nevis's Denzil Douglas in international forums since 2006, Barbados's Freundel Stuart while Attorney General, or even Guyana's Sam Hinds a few weeks ago). In fact they never mentioned sexual citizenship at all.

But in a 50th Independence anniversary address, Trinidad and Tobago's prime minister Kamla Persad Bissessar, whose government has been criticised as downplaying the anniversary to not highlight the Opposition PNM's role in winning independence, told her nation's people they "are living in an exciting new chapter and it’s in your power to carry our twin-island nation forward as a pioneer in our region". In a speech that began with…