Title: Guyana's Hindus face Gay Quandary
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Title: Guyana's Hindus face Gay Quandary
Physical Description: 6pp; part pdf of an article written by Vidyaratha Kissoon
Language: English
Creator: Hinduism Today
Publisher: Himalayan Academy
Place of Publication: United States
Publication Date: April, May, June 2011
Copyright Date: 2011
Edition: April, May , June 2011
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Subjects / Keywords: Caribbean Area   ( lcsh )
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Subject: When a constitutional amendment proposed to end discrimination against homosexuals, Guyanese Hindus asked themselves, “Where do we stand?”
Funding: Support for the development of the technical infrastructure and partner training provided by the United States Department of Education TICFIA program.
Acquisition: This article is published in Hinduism Today http://www.hinduismtoday.com and is shared by the author Vidyaratha Kissoon email vidyak1 (at) gmail dot com. The author Vidyaratha Kissoon has proposed the following corrections to the PDF version. Some corrections have been made in the print version and in the online edition. Errata Sheet for "Guyana's Hindus face Gay Quandary" Page 60 1) The caption on the photograph should be "Activists from the Caribbean at a human rights advocacy workshop in Guyana in August 2010" - 2) The line "After being ruled by the Dutch, the Spanish and finally the British ... " should read "After being ruled by the Dutch and the British".. 3) The line 'Revisions and amendments to the constitution are relatively common' to 'Revisions and amendments to the constitution are necessary to achieving this nationhood' 4) The phrase "Congress of Guyana" should be changed to "Parliament of Guyana" Page 61 4) The line "Hindu institutions were mostly absent from the 2001 debate except for a joint statement issued by a few organisations.." should read "Hindu institutions were mostly absent from the 2003 debate except for a joint multifaith statement which included a few organisations .." 6) The comments by Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan - referred to laws like those in Guyana (the British colonial Caribbean) 7) The last sentence should read "Freedom of worship is ... and each of the main groups has national holidays Christmas, Easter, Diwali, Phagwah, Eid ul Adha, Youman Nabi Page 62 8) The line "Pandit Dhanesar was not able.. " to "Pandit Dhanesar did not provide any specific reference in the Vedas. In Guyana, many Pandits sustain traditions a mix of oral and written traditions" 9) The line "Active in helping the gay and lesbian communities, he advocates acceptance." should read "He advocates acceptance .. " The corrected version of the article appears online at http://hinduismtoday.com/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=5172
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Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Caribbean IRN
Holding Location: Caribbean IRN
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