SASOD Blog

Civil Society Delegation reports on the human rights situation affecting youth in Guyana - Government commits to responding

A delegation of four young persons from various civil society member organisations of the Guyana Equality Forum (GEF) attended a thematic hearing of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on March 22 in Washington, DC to present on the human rights situation affecting young persons in Guyana.

Cross-dressing case likely heading to the CCJ

(Georgetown, Guyana) The Court of Appeal today in an oral decision delivered by the acting Chancellor, the Honourable Carl Singh, confirmed the ruling of the then acting Chief Justice Ian Chang in the High Court that the expression of one’s gender identity as a trans person is not in and of itself a crime.

SASOD TO HOST PRE-MASH "WHITE SHORTS:SOCA GLOW PARTY" THIS SATURDAY

To warm up for Mashramani 2017, the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) is set to host its fundraising pre-Mash’ “White Shorts: Soca Glow Party” this Saturday, February 18, at the Dutch Bottle Cafe located at 10 North Road, Georgetown.

Mix Master Tony will keep revellers energized with the best and latest in soca music. The revelries start at 9 PM. Partygoers are encouraged to wear their best ‘white shorts’ and come ready to fete the night away as Dutch Bottle is transformed into the perfect Mash’ celebration.

New Social Cohesion Minister Commits to Leading Anti-discrimination Law Reform

On Thursday, January 9, a team from the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) met with the new Minister of Social Cohesion, Honourable Dr. George Norton, M.P. and his Technical Officer, Pamela Nauth, at his Ministry of the Presidency office.

Guyana Equality Forum Hosts “Orange Walk” to Close 16 Days of Activism on Gender Violence

Last Saturday, December 10, Human Rights Day, the Guyana Equality Forum (GEF) hosted its “Orange” Walk to commemorate Human Rights Day 2016 and close the 16 Days of Activism Campaign, which is held annually to galvanize action to end gender-based violence.

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