Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LBGT) activist Caleb Orozco and his United Belize Action Movement (UNIBAM) had in 2010 challenged the law claiming it contravened the country’s constitution of no interference with a person’s dignity and personal privacy, as well as equality and equal treatment of all persons before the law.
In a statement on his Twitter account, Orozco said “we won on all counts. Speechless.
“The Chief Justice of Belize. Kenneth Benjamin have found that Section 53 of the criminal code is unconstitutional and must be struck down”