OUTBermuda: Show your Pride and know your rights
Next month, Bermudians from all walks of life will welcome the global world to become listed on together to celebrate our island’s first Pride event. Speaking for OUTBermuda, this is really a milestone to celebrate our continued successes for LGBTQ rights, including our winning way to marriage equality for all those, and the proper time to plan our final hearing prior to the UK Privy Council, whose date remains uncertain.
When the Bermuda Pride celebration was initially announced, we witnessed reports of hateful and hostile speech predicated on individual’s sexual gender and orientation identity along with concerns concerning the gathering itself. While we celebrate our community’s love, pride and humanity, our paramount concern will undoubtedly be each other’ s dignity and safety.
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OUTBermuda isn’t are nor prepared we qualified to provide legal counsel. Nonetheless, we’ve invited our and supporter ally, attorney Peter Sanderson, to greatly help educate all of us on the protections afforded to us under Bermuda law which are specifically designed to protect individuals who could be the victims of abuse or hateful threats.
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