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LGBT Rights

Public Forum: Equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Guyanese

On Wednesday June 20, 2012 SASOD held a Public Forum under the theme "Equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Guyanese." This forum was held at Moray House Trust and was chaired by Namela Baynes Henry Rowe. Presentations were made by Vidyaratha Kissoon, Ryon Rawlins and Dimitrina Petrova.
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Interview on First Look about SASOD and Guyana’s UPR Commitments

This is an interview conducted with Vidyaratha Kissoon from SASOD on 12 January, 2012 on First Look, a programme aired on Channel 9. The Government of Guyana had committed to holding consultations on the recommendations related to sexual orientation and gender identity after the 2010 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process.
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Training Workshop on Gender, Sexuality and Human Rights

SASOD through the AUSAID project "Human Rights Education to protect sexual and gender minorities in Guyana' conducted a workshop with  social work students from the University of Guyana . The workshop was held on 18, 19 October 2011.s. Four of the students - Carolyn Paul, Melissa Gentle, Tristiana Roberts and Padmawattie Kissoon discuss the workshop.
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Discussion after Human Rights Training Workshop

The Equal Rights Trust and SASOD are working on a project to build the capacity of civil society organisations to deal with human rights abuses and violations. One activity was the training workshop which was conducted between 9 and 11 August, 2011. This podcast was recorded at the end of the workshop. The people in the discussion talked about what they learnt and the importance of that knowledge. The facilitator is Stan Gouveia.
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"Liming and Gaffing" - the First Open Office Gathering

SASOD held its first open office lime and gaff on 29 July, 2011. Some of the people who attended that session reflect on the importance of such face to face informal networking and meeting, across many differences.
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