Angelique V. Nixon is a Bahamas-born, Trinidad-based writer, artist, and scholar. She is a Lecturer at the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at the UWI, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. Her scholarly book “Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture” (University Press of Mississippi, 2015) won the Caribbean Studies Association 2016 Barbara T. Christian Award. She is author of “Saltwater Healing – A Myth Memoir and Poems” (Poinciana Paper Press, 2013). Angelique is active in Caribbean movements for sexual and gender justice. She is on the board of CAISO and a member of the Alliance for Justice and Diversity.
Empowering and celebrating the diversity of LGBTQIA persons of Caribbean heritage