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Bermuda: Drag queen defies parade ban

Categories: Caribbean, Bermuda, Governance, Human Rights, LGBTQ+

“Local drag artist Mark Anderson joined Bermuda's Heritage Day parade [on Wednesday 24 May] despite a Government prohibition,” reports A Limey in Bermuda. “Good for him…. Mr. Anderson is a gay Bermudian and homosexuals are as much a part of Bermudian society as majorettes and the Bermuda Regiment [1].” Christian S. Dunleavy agrees, and rejects the government's argument that a drag queen doesn't “reflect Bermuda's heritage or our ‘social and cultural mores’.” [2]