Bermuda

LGBTI Rights in Bermuda


ADDED ON: 07/10/2022

Michael Cashman introduces bill to legalise same-sex marriage in British Overseas Territories

A bill has been introduced in the House of Lords to legalise same-sex marriages in British Overseas Territories where they’re currently banned. Gay rights pioneer Lord Michael Cashman put the private members’…

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ADDED ON: 06/19/2022

Bermuda moves to recognise its last same-sex marriages

Legislation was tabled in Bermuda’s House of Assembly today to recognise same-sex marriages that were carried until March 14, 2022, to be recognised. Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs, Walter Roban,…

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ADDED ON: 03/15/2022

UK court blocks gay marriage for Cayman Islands, Bermuda.

Activists supporting same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda received a heavy blow Monday following a ruling by a top appeals court in London. The United Kingdom's Privy Council, which serves…

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ADDED ON: 08/22/2020

A London court has set a date to finally decide on same-sex marriage in Bermuda

The final fate of same-sex marriage in Bermuda will be decided by a court in London – which has now set a date for the hearing. The Privy Council is the final…

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ADDED ON: 03/17/2020

The government of Bermuda is trying to ban same-sex marriage for the third time

The government of Bermuda is trying to ban same-sex marriage for the third time, as it has been banned and then legalised on the island twice already. Although equal marriage was legalised…

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ADDED ON: 03/14/2020

A British court ruling may change laws for LGBT+ people around the world

Years of legal battles around same-sex marriage in Bermuda will come to a head 5,548kms away in London on 7 and 8 December this year. And the result may help make same-sex…

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ADDED ON: 06/30/2019

Pioneers launching Pride in Bermuda, St. Lucia, Uganda, India

Activists in Bermuda and St. Lucia are planning those nations’ first Pride celebrations, while a fund drive is under way for Uganda’s seventh Pride, which is held annually except when police raids…

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ADDED ON: 06/13/2019

Bermuda to hold first gay pride march

Bermuda’s first march to celebrate gay pride is to be held this summer. LGBTQ people and same-sex marriage campaigners said the Bermuda Pride event would help to reinforce that gay people are…

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ADDED ON: 02/26/2019

Force British territories to legalise gay marriage, report says

Last year, the British governor of Bermuda - the most populous territory - allowed legislation denying LGBT+ people the right to marry in favour of domestic partnerships. British overseas territories should be forced…

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ADDED ON: 12/20/2018

Bermuda Government Appeals Ruling Against Marriage Repeal Law

The government of Bermuda has asked a British territories appellate court to overturn a ruling against a law that rescinded marriage rights for same-sex couples. The appeal was filed in the Privy…

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ADDED ON: 11/12/2018

Closing Arguments in Same-Sex Marriage Appeal

Same-sex marriage gives gay couples a “stamp of approval” not provided by domestic partnerships, a lawyer argued yesterday. Mark Pettingill, who argued against a government appeal to reverse a Supreme Court decision…

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