Women’s Sexuality Conference Advocates for LGBT Rights

More than 50 stakeholders from throughout the Caribbean gathered to discuss women’s rights and to advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality this week at the Palms at Pelican Cove on St. Croix.

The fourth Caribbean Women and Sexual Diversity Conference included presentations by internationally recognized speakers and frank discussions by panel participants, many of whom were educators and administrators.

Kenita Placide of the Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Quality started the conference four years ago in Curacao. She said the purpose is “creating and empowering, learning and teaching each other.”

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