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Cayman Islands

LGBTI Rights in Cayman Islands


ADDED ON: 08/03/2021

Hundreds take part in Cayman’s first Gay Pride Parade

The first Gay Pride Parade was held in the Cayman Islands Saturday, when hundreds of people, many clad in rainbow colours, marched along West Bay Road. At the front of the parade,…

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ADDED ON: 01/30/2021

Should the President of Magdalen be forced out over a gay marriage case?

Dinah Rose QC is a human rights lawyer of great distinction. A former Barrister of the Year, she has appeared in several high profile cases, ranging from extraordinary rendition and Julian Assange…

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ADDED ON: 12/30/2020

Same-sex couple wins immigration rights battle

A Cayman Islands couple have won the right to have their same-sex marriage recognised by the island’s immigration authorities. Developer Paul Pearson and his partner Randall Pinder, who were legally married in…

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ADDED ON: 09/29/2020

Cayman LGBTQ Foundation: ‘It’s time to live and let live’

Cayman’s LGBTQIA+ residents and allies gathered at Central Terrace Saturday evening in support of the newest organisation to join the community cause and to celebrate the expansion of same-sex partnership rights. More…

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ADDED ON: 09/21/2020

Cayman’s LGBTQIA+ allies ‘let the sun set on hate’

Cayman Islanders gathered in a show of solidarity with the LGBTQ community on Sunday at Seven Mile Public Beach. More than 100 residents arrived, dressed in bright colours, to reject anti-LGBTQ hate…

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ADDED ON: 09/12/2020

Christian group threatens to hang gay people ‘in a loving way’ in leaked WhatsApp messages

The LGBT+ community in the Cayman Islands is on high alert after leaked messages revealed a Christian group threatening to “hang one or two” gay people. The “disturbing and dangerous” messages, first…

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ADDED ON: 09/05/2020

Civil partnerships now legal in the Cayman Islands

Governor Martyn Roper assented to what is now called the Civil Partnership Law on Friday, paving the way for same-sex couples in the Cayman Islands to register their relationships and enter into…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2020

Cayman Islands Governor imposing DP bill, not same-sex marriage

Governor Martyn Roper will push through the Domestic Partnership Bill, which was defeated in the Legislative Assembly last week, rather than legislation giving full marriage equality for same-sex couples. Roper will be…

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ADDED ON: 08/01/2020

Cayman Islands fail to pass domestic partnership, making full marriage equality more likely

The Cayman Islands have failed to pass a Domestic Partnership Bill – but that makes full marriage equality more likely. As GSN reported last week, the Domestic Partnership Bill fell a long…

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