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Growing Into My Own Skin

A Reflection on Personal Growth, Well-being, and Acceptance Sharema is a 33-year old Belizean who has been a member of PETAL for the past four years and ...
2020

Belmopan Pride

A reflection on how visibility through Pride events impacts the lives of those who attend. Chris is a 31-year-old Belizean who started out with BYEC because ...

Self-Acceptance is a Wonderful Thing – Belize

Moving forward, accepting oneself and allowing others time to come to the same conclusion. Shaqeil is a a 27-year-old Belizean who has been involved with ...

A Leader in the Making

Karl is a 29-year-old Belizean, born and raised in Belize. He went through a rough patch in his early years, getting into trouble which he describes as ...
2019

Coming Out in Belize

Kiki is a 24-year-old Belizean who came out three years ago to her mother. She comes from a deeply religious background and has a young son back from what ...

Finding Myself in Belize

Joshua is a 26-year-old Belizean who talks about his journey of coming to terms with who he is, his sexuality, his experiences with his family and how he ...

Empowering Self and Community in Belize

This Story of Change centres on Manny, a gay man and drag performer from Belmopan, Belize. His story explains the importance of breaking the silence brought ...
2019