HIGH COURT STRIKES DOWN TRINIDAD & TOBAGO SODOMY LAW

A judge of the High Court of Trinidad and Tobago has struck down the Caribbean nation’s antisodomy laws. Judge Devindra Rampersad ruled today that Sections 13 and 16 of the Sexual Offenses Act are unconstitutional as applied to consensual acts between adults, reports LGBT rights group OutRight Action International. The ruling stands to decriminalize homosexuality in the…