An unedited, unscripted conversation between our Social Change Coordinator, Chelauna Providence and volunteers, Kyle Rahaman and Jamal Gilbert, about the SASOD Cine Campaign’s documentaries, “Selena’s Voice” and” Sade’s Story.”
Looking at Selena’s Voice just reminds me of the state Guyana is in. Yes some may say Guyana has gotten better but the justice record – or lack thereof – for LGBT persons speaks for itself. It bothers me that persons in society still think that cross-dressing is only done for sexual purposes, which says to me that there needs to be more information out there about who are LGBTIQQ2A etc. individuals. Continue reading
The “Self(ie) Expressions” campaign was conducted as part of SASOD’s observances of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) which is held annually on May 17.
The Day was created in 2004 to draw attention to issues of violence and discrimination affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, and to promote a world of tolerance, respect and freedom regardless of people’s sexual orientations or gender identities. This campaign was launched in Georgetown, Guyana on Friday, May 16, to mark IDAHOT.
The SASOD Cine Campaign was launched on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
Thanks to all who participated and special thanks to Jamaican reggae super-star Tanya Stephens for permission to use her “Do You Still Care?” song.
Through conversations, reading stories or comments and sometimes merely being at the right place at the right time (similar to eavesdropping) we hear quiet a lot of myths and assumptions about members of the LGBT Community. Some of the ones significant to Guyana are:
This short documentary highlights SASOD’s work on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) equality and human rights over the past decade in Guyana, in commemoration of the organisation’s 10th anniversary in June 2013. The film’s Producer is Gordon Moseley, and its Assistant Producer is Alana Da Silva.
The GenderBread Person is an individual I found on It’s Pronounced Metrosexual. He is an easy to understand infographic about gender identity, gender expression, biological sex and sexual orientation. I’m quite certain you’ve heard these words before, if not you shouldn’t worry because you’ll soon find out what they mean.
I would now like to take this opportunity to introduce the Genderbread Person … Continue reading
In this short documentary film, Selina recounts a violent transphobic attack she experienced as an outreach worker at a local hot spot. She suffered multiple stab wounds but survived to share her story with others. Since the near-death attack, she has become a strong advocate for equal rights and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Guyana.