Attorney General Calls for Referendum on Legality of Homosexual Intimacy at IDAHOT Event

It has been just under two months since the APNU+AFC Coalition Government first responded to the submissions of youth activists at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on the government’s intention to hold a referendum on whether homosexual acts of intimacy should remain a criminal offence.


Minister Gaskin Commits to Examine Challenges for Marginalized Groups Starting Small Businesses

On Wednesday, March 29, a delegation from the Guyana Equality Forum (GEF) met with the Minister of Business, Honourable Dominic Gaskin, M.P. and his Personal Assistant, Pheadra Williams, at his South Road office in downtown Georgetown.

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.


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.