SASOD launches Cine Campaign to End Discrimination against LGBT Guyanese - Facebook “Self(ie) Expression” extended to Mark Independence Day

Coinciding with International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) launched its Cine Campaign at Moray House on Friday, May 16, aimed at eradicating discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Guyanese through film technology and social media.

Access to Justice a Sore Issue in Sex Crimes – People tell Public Forum

Speakers at Sunday’s Public Forum on the Use of Sexual Violence in Gross Human Rights Violations, all reiterated the need for our justice system to be strengthened when it comes to enforcing the laws against sexual offences. 

“Stand Against Transphobia” Photo-Exhibition at National Library until Saturday

On Monday, March 31, 2014, Guyana Trans United (GTU) and the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) launched their “Stand Against Transphobia” Photo-Exhibition in celebration of International Transgender Day of Visibility at the National Library’s Conference Room. 

“Stand Against Transphobia” Photo-Exhibition Set for the National Library

On March 31, transgender people the world over celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility (ITDV). Joining these global celebrations in an effort to raise awareness locally, Guyana Trans United (GTU) and the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) will be hosting a week-long “Stand Against Transphobia” Photo- Exhibition.

Over 300 Strong Walk for Equality to End All Violence in Guyana

Over 300 persons from all walks of life took part in the Walk for Equality on Sunday, February 9, to say “No to violence”. Despite heavy rain at the start of the event, people came from as far away as New Amsterdam, Moraikabai, Linden and Parika. There was an impressive turnout from the Catholic and Anglican churches, youth groups, and members of the diplomatic corps. Participants included His Lordship Bishop Alleyne, OSB, leader of the Alliance For Change, Khemraj Ramjattan, MP, and Stabroek News’ columnist, Iana Seales.

Civil Society Experts Urge More Men to Help End Gender-Based Violence

Civil society experts are calling for more men to become involved in the response to the escalating pandemic of gender-based violence in Guyana. The call was made at a film screening and panel discussion hosted by the Guyana Equality Forum (GEF), and its partners, on Monday, November 25, 2013 in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.