Showing posts from May, 2014

Professor Bain and UniBAM: Clouding an issue in Public Health and Policy

Posted: 21st May, 2014

"Who would have ever thought that we would need a witness protection programmed in a case like this."This was Stirm words on Rise and Shine this morning. Really? No one knocked out his teeth, invaded his family property, experienced constant triggered finger. We are under attack, and these individuals will not stop until they take GOD out of our constitution." This is, comes from Jason Andrew Jones. Really? In the entire show on Rise and Shine, Louis Wade never one referred to the University release.

The statement from The University of the West Indies dated May 20th, said," ... it has become increasingly evident that Professor Bain has lost the confidence and support of a significant sector of the community which the CHART programme is expected to reach, including the loss of his leadership status in PANCAP, thereby undermining the ability of this programme to effectively deliver on its mandate. It is for this reason that the University of …

The Gender Policy: Will it be thrown under the bus or will it be Rights-base

May 7th, 2014

We have seen the lengths to which our opponents would scheme, fearmonger, use scientific data to to misinform the public, like Regenrus and use professional mental health person like Dr. Debbie Pitts to help legitimize public positions. Appearing here on PlusTV show Rise and Shine.

We have also seen the battles have raged on at the Conference for Population and Development where a Consensus Document was agreed to in Montevideo, but CARICOM as a region, deviated  from using it as a base of negotiations. We have seen negotiations on the UN Commission on the Status on Women watered down at the last minute as well. We have seen a local media who did not understand the OAS General Assembly system in Guatemala, labeled a Convention as "The Gender Policy Resolution Highly Debated!" More precisely we see bloggers misrepresenting statements made at the UN Commission on the State of Women by Executive Director of the National Women's Commission, further causing confu…

IDAHOT transmurders in 2014

Transgender Europe: IDAHOT Press Release: May 1st 2014 Alarming figures: Transgender Europe’s Trans Murder Monitoring project unveils interactive map of more than 1,500 reported murders of trans people since January 2008

On May 17th, The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) is being held in more than 120 countries around the world. The IDAHOT is meant to raise awareness regarding the ongoing discrimination and violence committed by states, societies and individuals against lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer people on various scales, from homo- and transphobic legislations and forms of state repression to hate crimes including insults, attacks and murders. The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) was created in 2004 to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media …