The Convention on the Rights of the Child, recommends decriminalisation and non-discrimination

EQUAL GROUND welcomes the recommendations made to the Government of Sri Lanka by the Committee reviewing State obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), after its review at the CRC’s 77th Session last year. Based on the thematic report submitted by EQUAL GROUND at the 77th Session of the CRC in 2017, the Committee addressing the issues on discriminationContinue reading The Convention on the Rights of the Child, recommends decriminalisation and non-discrimination

EQUALITY – the only LGBTIQ lifestyle Magazine in Sri Lanka

PRESS RELEASE Colombo, Sri Lanka: 20th December 2016 EQUAL GROUND, the only LGBTIQ advocacy organisation in Sri Lanka is proud to announce the launch of the first LGBTIQ lifestyle magazine in Colombo today. Aptly names EQUALITY, it is the first magazine of its kind to be published in Sri Lanka amidst a burgeoning and thriving lifestyle publications industry in this country. ForContinue reading EQUALITY – the only LGBTIQ lifestyle Magazine in Sri Lanka

JVP’s Nalinda Jayathissa MP makes homophobic statements

JVP parliamentarian Nalinda Jayathissa MP has, in an interview stated: “I am totally against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual [sic] (LGBT) rights. This is not the need of the human being. We need a future generation. Scientific experiments reveal that this kind of emotions come out due to stress. When people go through stressful periods or areContinue reading JVP’s Nalinda Jayathissa MP makes homophobic statements

Pride Music Video Debuts in Colombo

In time for Colombo PRIDE 2015, EQUAL GROUND has produced a totally homegrown composition Nothing but Pride a Music video filmed entirely on location in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Currently celebrating Colombo PRIDE 2015 the music video debuted to a packed audience last night (19th July) at the Goethe Institute in Colombo. Written by EQUAL GROUND’s Executive Director Rosanna Flamer-Caldera, the song means to capture theContinue reading Pride Music Video Debuts in Colombo