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Archdeacon James Palacious’ Defense of RBPF Irresponsible

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Archdeacon James Palacious was irresponsible in his defense of the Royal Bahamas Police Force and its misogynistic advisory making potential victims responsible for sexual assault prevention. Contrary to his belief, the backlash the… Continue reading

Call for Minister Lanisha Rolle’s Resignation

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Another activist group is calling for the resignation of Minister of Social Services and Urban Development Lanisha Rolle over her controversial comments on marital rape. Equality Bahamas (EB) lambasted Mrs Rolle over her… Continue reading

Women’s Wednesdays: Women and Money

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We had a great discussion with Denise Hinds-Jordan, Fran Dillet, and Raeh Williams about money, and how to develop a healthy relationship and practice with it. Like Equality Bahamas on Facebook to keep… Continue reading

Women’s Wednesdays: Women’s Political Participation

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Missed the last Women’s Wednesdays? We had a great conversation with Terneille Burrows and Cheryl Bazard about the candidacy experience in the 2017 general election, and what we need to do to get… Continue reading

Crowd Gathers for Historic Day

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Outside the House of Assembly yesterday, more than a hundred people bore witness as the four Constitutional (Amendment) Bills on gender equality were passed. Rawson Square saw pastors, professors, children, activists, union leaders… Continue reading

‘Historic Day’ as Gender Equality Bills Passed

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THE four Constitutional Amendment Bills on gender equality were passed in the House of Assembly on Wednesday in what has been called a “historic day.” The bills will now move on to the… Continue reading

Gov’t Hopes to Vote on Gender Bills on March 2, 2016

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After years of delay, the Christie administration is aiming to have a parliamentary vote on its Constitutional Amendment Bills on gender equality on March 2, with the referendum slated to take place this… Continue reading

Sir Arthur Say Public Should Demand Referendum

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Former Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes said yesterday the Bahamian public should “demand” the equality referendum happen “sooner rather than later” and was concerned that no date has been announced for when the… Continue reading

No New Referendum Date

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Constitutional Commission Chairman Sean McWeeney said he has not been given any indication of when the proposed referendum on gender equality might be held despite the committee being “just about finished” with its… Continue reading

Feminist high school boys declare: “I am a feminist”

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Originally posted on Feminist Teacher:
Thinks boys can’t be feminists? The seven boys who have taken my high school feminism class in the last two years disagree. They even got together to make…