Minister Amna Ally pledges to be driving force to end discrimination against LGBT persons

As part of its 2016 advocacy engagements with the Government of Guyana, Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) met with Government’s Chief Whip and Minister of Social Cohesion, Honourable Amna Ally, M.P. at her Ministry of the Presidency office on Friday last.

GEF Holds Second Annual Sunday Fun Day for International Day of Peace

The Guyana Equality Forum (GEF) on Sunday last commemorated International Day of Peace with their second annual “Peace Day Sunday Fun Day” in which five teams from various civil society and youth groups competed in eighteen activities, including novelty games and sports.

SASOD commemorates World Suicide Prevention Day with Candlelight Vigil for LGBT Guyanese

Commemorating World Suicide Prevention Day 2016 on Saturday September 10, the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) held a candlelight vigil as part of a countrywide initiative organized by a group of civil societies led by The Caribbean Voice (TCV) for anti-violence activism, “Voices Against Violence” in support of the international theme “Connect, Communicate, Care.”
 

SASOD Engages in Three Days of Activities for Youth Day

On the eve of International Youth Day, Thursday August 11, the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) hosted a Youth Empowerment Session for 20 young people at their Charlotte Street office in Georgetown. The half-day session which was facilitated by renowned Guyanese motivational speaker and personal development coach Dr.

Dinner and Discussion on Discrimination in the Workplace

On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, Ambassador of the United States of America to Guyana, H. E. Perry Holloway hosted a “Dinner and Discussion on Discrimination in the Workplace” at his residence. The milestone event was organized at the request of the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) as part of the Guyana Workplace Equality Project, which is a partnership between SASOD and the US Embassy and funded by the US State Department’s Global Equality Fund.

SASOD met with the Brazilian Ambassador

Representatives of the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) met with the Brazilian Ambassador and his First Secretary on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at the Brazilian Embassy in Georgetown. They discussed the state of human rights for LGBT people in Guyana, and how Brazil can support the Guyanese LGBT human rights movement. 
 

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