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‘R ozco! Love you, hon!” cried a man in baggy jeans. His shout, insincere and taunting, was aimed at the back of Caleb Orozco, a 41-year-old man walking along a row of tarp-covered souvenir stands near one of Belize City’s ferry terminals. Orozco’s only acknowledgment was to walk a little…
Wardrobe dictatorship By Ashma John July 16, 2016 Guyana is one bizarre place filled with much hypocrisy. Sometimes it is not until you remove yourself from an environment that you begin to recognize some of the foolishness you once freely entertained. You may have read that and found it difficult…
In Guyana, it’s not easy when ‘he’ becomes ‘she’ By Rae Wiltshire February 6, 2016 At the age of three, Gulliver’s godfather bought her a pink lunch-kit. She remembers there being a girl in long-boots and the words “Pretty Merry Girl” emblazoned upon it. “…I loved that lunch-kit,” Gulliver recalls,…
In this article Professor Alissa Trotz discusses the judgment in the case of Quincy McEwan et al vs. Attorney General of Guyana. She highlights what she considers very troublesome aspects of the judgment, which for her indicates that there is a long way to go to combat homophobia and transphobia,…
Rosamond King discusses the recent judgment in the Quincy McEwan et al vs. Attorney General of Guyana case. She highlights the fact that the ruling acknowledges transgender identities, even as it refuses to legally protect them. Despite this, she concludes that this recognition is reason for optimism regarding trans acceptance…