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Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals marks the 50th anniversary of their annual trip to Bermuda

It’s springtime in Bermuda, which means that hundreds of college students are visiting our shores for some fun in the sun, and a much-needed break from exams and lectures (not to mention the cold weather!).

Among these spring breakers are a large number of students from Harvard University – mainly, members of the Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770. 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of their annual trip to Bermuda, and they bring with them a huge infusion of culture, music, and fit young visitors! ;)

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Upcoming Rainbow-Friendly Events!

The festive season is upon us! Here’s what’s coming up on the events scene:

Oct. 31: Halloween Party at Casey’s Bar and Lounge
Nov. 1: Nightmare on Queen Street at Lemon Tree Cafe/Par-la-ville Park
Nov. 2: Bermuda Rainbow Pride Celebration Party at Victoria Grill/Rumbar
Nov. 3: Art Walk in the East in the Old Towne of St. George’s
Nov. 10: A Remembrance Day Winter White Party at Margarita Bar & Grill

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Lecturer to speak on gay rights in the UK

Visiting human rights lawyer Nicola Barker will speak tonight [Aug 15] at the Bermuda College, in a public talk on the implications of gay rights in the UK.

The Kent Law School lecturer’s talk coincides with the graduation of the college’s last law students to pass through the partnership arrangement between Kent and the Bermuda College.

Dr Barker is due to speak from 6pm to 8pm at the college’s North Hall theatre on how gay civil union laws in the UK could affect religious practices there.

Source: The Royal Gazette

Eric Bean Jr. and Jaricco.Dance present “Through the Looking Glass”

Through the Looking Glass – an evening of dance presented by Jaricco.Dance – will open at Bermuda’s Earl Cameron Theater (City Hall) August 16th-18th, 2013. Premiering two new works choreographed by Artistic Director Eric Bean Jr., this years work will take a look at ‘one versus many’; exploring the power found in community AND the power of being an individual who fights for what they believe in.

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Rainbow Alliance to commemorate International Day Against Homophobia

Bermuda, 16 May 2013 ‐ This Friday, Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda will be joining with individuals and organizations from across the globe to commemorate International Day Against Homophobia.

We will be holding a peaceful lunchtime gathering on the lawn of Sessions House (House of Assembly) starting at 12:15 PM on Friday, 17 May 2013. Come out wearing purple in support and help us to put an end to homophobia.

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The theme of the International Day Against Homophobia 2013 campaign is Fight the Homophobia Web Virus.
Homophobia is becoming increasingly present on the Web and in social media. The anonymity of the Internet facilitates the spread of abusive comments and cyberhomophobia that could have serious consequences.

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BIFF presents: Laurence Anyways, in partnership with Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda

We’re excited to announce our partnership with the Bermuda International Film Festival (BIFF) on the screening of Xavier Dolan’s film Laurence Anyways – The story of an impossible love between Fred, a woman, and Laurence, a man who reveals his inner desire to become his true self: a woman.

Check out BIFF’s film guide online for more information!

The film will be shown at 9:15 PM on Sat, Apr 13 at the Liberty Theatre Bermuda.

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Laurence Anyways in the Bermuda Sun <a href="http://bermudasun.bm/Content/LIFESTYLE/BIFF-2013/Article/BIFF-2013-Film-Guide/9/1303/65315" target="_blank">BIFF 2013 Film Guide </a>
Laurence Anyways in the Bermuda Sun BIFF 2013 Film Guide

BNG & CURB COLLABORATION: Two Words & a Comma

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda in collaboration with Bermuda National Gallery present a series of weekly, social justice lunchtime lectures during the BNG’s Art & Social Change Exhibition entitled “Eyes on the World”.  We look forward to welcoming you to these enriching learning opportunities.

Please join us for the next in the series of Bermuda National Gallery‘s free lecture series this Wednesday at 12:30:

TIME TO INCLUDE: PERSONAL STORIES, PUBLIC ADVOCACY

Ordinary people have long driven the advancement of human rights around the globe, and Bermuda is no exception. Come and hear about the importance of Bermudian stories and individual experiences in the Two Words and a Comma campaign to include protection against discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation in Bermuda’s Human Rights Act.

CURB & BNG 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Location: Bermuda National Gallery (BNG), City Hall, 2nd Floor, Church St, Hamilton, Bermuda
Date: Wednesday, 10th April
Presenter: Suzanne Mayall, Two Words & A Comma