Bermuda’s preeminent female impersonator Mark “Sybil Barrington” Anderson will be taking part in the World Pride Parade in Toronto this coming weekend, and will also be performing in part of a Cabaret doing his signature number as Patti La Belle.
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By Danny McDonald, for the Bermuda Sun
By Leanne McGrath, for The Royal Gazette
A group of islanders will fly the flag for Bermuda at the WorldPride festival in Toronto this month.
Organisers estimate that 1.5 million visitors from across the globe will attend the ten-day event, which culminates in a giant parade on June 29.
Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda, in collaboration with the Centre for Justice, the Human Rights Commission, Kinsfolk Bermuda, and Two Words and a Comma, are excited to announce Bermuda’s participation in WorldPride 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, from June 20-29, culminating in the Annual Pride Parade on Sunday, June 29th, 2014.
By Nadia Arandjelovic
Event organiser Valentino Tear said he’s known for putting on a good party.
Last year he held a series of gay-friendly events on the island and said the feedback was extremely good.
Tomorrow night [January 25] Mr Tear will be hosting his first event of 2014 — a Bermuda Pride party at Docksiders from 9pm until 3am.
By Owain Johnston-Barnes, for The Royal Gazette
A same-sex couple was turned away from several rental apartments and treated with hostility by Bermuda Immigration, it has been alleged.
By Cooper Stevenson, for The Royal Gazette
Government hopes to build “a more inclusive Bermuda” through drafting a National Gender Policy aimed at “removing impediments and barriers wherever they exist”.
Source: The Royal Gazette
By Raymond Hainey
The Rainbow Alliance has hit back after church groups united to ask for special exemptions from human rights law protecting gay people from discrimination.