Pastor Sylvia Hayward-Harris yesterday criticised those who use religious arguments to deny human rights.
Speaking at a public forum on the issue of Human Rights and Sexual Orientation, she said: “There’s something seriously wrong when we discriminate against someone who is another human being.
“I’m here as a believer in Jesus and what he had to say about love and justice. He spoke a lot about what is right for us and he didn’t say anything about homosexuality.
“The people who are the most vocal are people who have been discriminated against, and that really disturbs me.”
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Bermuda was told in no uncertain terms yesterday afternoon that the human rights of people who are gay, transgender or bisexual are non-negotiable. About 80 people turned up at Par-la-Ville park for the first open forum of the Rainbow Alliance of Bermuda, a new organisation.
This coming Wednesday [May 25] a rally will be held from 1-2pm at City Hall, with an aim at encouraging officials to include sexual orientation in the Human Rights Act.
The event launched as a Facebook event ‘Home is Where the Hatred Is‘, with Krystl Assan speaking of discrimination she says she encountered at a local guest house, which the owner denied.
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