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3 October, 2009

Letter to the editor

Filed under: community voices,media,violence — caiso @ 23:22

nd_logoWednesday 30 September 2009; p. 9

Deny it all you like, the Trinbagonian gay community exists. We’re here, we’re queer, get used to it.

Despite all efforts to achieve the goals of Vision 2020 which states ‘Every citizen has equal opportunities to achieve his fullest potential’ and ‘The diversity and creativity of all its people are valued and nurtured’, gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgendered individuals continue to be ignored and subsequently persecuted in the eyes of the law of our land.

It is quite unfortunate also to note that owing to this ignorant mindset and, might I add, the archaic laws which allow for it, many of our gay, lesbian and transgendered brothers and sisters fall victims to heinous hate crimes that go unreported.

Unsigned

Velvet Underground members can read the full original letter submitted here


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1 Comment »

  1. in yo face mofo lol

    Comment by glbtqja — 13 October, 2009 @ 01:56 | Reply


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