17 May 2014

Stories from 17 May 2014

Being Gay in a Homophobic Caribbean

  17 May 2014

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Two regional bloggers have taken note; one shares his experience of what it is like to be gay in the Caribbean.

Bermuda: 12-Step Politics

  17 May 2014

Breezeblog thinks that Bermuda's politicians, “being…self-important, self-serving, egotists”, could use some help – but he doesn't hold out much hope for any 12-step programme they could possibly come up with.

Meet Khadija, a Motorcycle Repairwoman Breaking Boundaries in Bangladesh

  17 May 2014

BRAC blog profiles how girls in Bangladesh are learning lucrative yet unconventional trades for women. Khadija, for example, was forced to drop out of school before finishing fifth grade to help support her family. Not so strange, given that only 55 percent of children in Bangladesh complete their primary education.  But now,...

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