Child marriage is now illegal in trinidad and tobago on june 9, 2017, the country's parliament unanimously passed legislation to outlaw the practice, changing the legal marriage age to 18. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) persons in trinidad and tobago may face legal challenges not experienced by non-lgbt residents anal sex is illegal in trinidad and tobago, whether male-male or male-female. Domestically, these international influences are generating backlash a visit to trinidad and tobago by phillip lee in 2010 provoked, in the words of the country's most prominent gay rights organization, the largest (and perhaps the first) glbt protest in t&t's history. Amnesty international works to stop trinidad and tobago human rights violations trinidad and tobago human rights abuses can end with your support. Who's afraid of human rights complaint mechanism for the international covenant on civil and political rights trinidad and tobago deposited its instrument of accession on prominently in the local papers where the police for their own amusement arrested a gay man.
By camille hunte - trinidad-born uk-based gay rights advocate jason jones has mounted a legal challenge against the state, seeking to have existing laws criminalising homosexuality declared null and void. Homosexuality in trinidad and tobago is it accepted today a gay guy can hide behind fashion and just be considered to be in style today it is ok to hug and sit close to someone of the same gender as you in public. Flag-map_of_trinidad_and_tobagosvg gay_flagsvg author: flag-map_of_trinidad_and_tobagosvg: description=lbgt flag map of trinidad and tobago |source=file: lgbt rights in trinidad and tobago. Govt moves on gay rights - cedriann j martin- monday, may 18th 2009 trinidad and tobago is taking steps to address the human rights of homosexuals, said andy fearon, acting technical director of the national aids coordinating committee (nacc. I do not support discrimination in any form against any individual regardless of their gender and sexual orientation kamla persad-bissessar, december 2012 responding to criticisms on discrimination of lgbt rights (wikipedia. Decriminalisation of homosexuality is still off the cards in trinidad & tobago criminalisation of gay men will continue for the foreseebale future of the people's partnership government, says prime minister kamla persad-bissessar.
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