The court case to challenge section 53 of Belize’s criminal code is set to start on May 7, 2013. There has been heated discussion on both sides of this issue with the evangelical churches leading the charge against change with UNIBAM on the other side of the table.
You can ready more from the international community at The Guardian. Included below is the press release from the attorneys of Caleb Orozco.
An inordinate amount of posturing from the religious community in the media and some initial legal maneuvering have taken place over the last few months. For all of the activity and conversation the only significant issue directly affecting the case was the court’s decision to remove UNIBAM as a claimant. Continue reading →
Both sides of the current fight for equal rights for the LGBT community in Belize have been increasingly active in the last month. The UNIBAM court case which was to have kicked off on December 5, 2011 has now been pushed back to the end of January 2012. Continue reading →
One World Rentals consists of a cluster of 3 houses and 5 studio apartments for rent in the center of Placencia Village in the Stann Creek District. For the price, amenities and location they are a great choice for a place to stay in Placencia. Continue reading →
In response to UNIBAM’s challenge of the sodomy laws in Belize a group called Belize Action has recently come together to oppose this endeavor. If you want a quick overview of the unofficial position of each check out this cute yet informative video.
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There has been a lot of talk in the Belizean press lately about the “Homosexual Agenda.” As a member of the gay community I have never really understood what this agenda consisted of, other then possibly equality, but the religious groups in Belize seem certain such a thing exists. They also like to imply that this agenda is somehow associated with the downfall of society but never seem to be able to pinpoint exactly how the gay community is going to cause this catastrophe. Continue reading →
Situated on a 50 acre nature reserve along the banks of the beautiful Macal River the Macaw Bank Jungle Lodge is a truly natural destination where diversity abounds, is respected, and cherished. The Lodge offers four clean, spacious, private, and secluded cabanas nestled in the jungles of western Belize in the Cayo District. Continue reading →
Sabal Beach is off the beaten path but that is definitely part of its charm! Located about half way between Placencia and Punta Gorda in the Toledo District of Belize this small ecotourism lodge is perfect for travelers seeking seclusion and a chance to unwind in a beautiful setting. Continue reading →
As is true of many countries with a strong Catholic background Belize is no stranger to hiding its social issues in the closet. Recently though there has been an increasingly open dialogue on human rights in Belize. Continue reading →