Gay Dictionary Sranan Tongo
How to say gay in Sranan Tongo
Below is the word of our Sranan Tongo Gay Dictionary that we will expand in new editions. If you know any more, please, contact us. But first some information about the language and where it is spoken.
Sranang Tongo is a creole language spoken natively by some 126.000 people in Suriname. It is a fusion of Dutch, English, Portuguese and languages of central and western Africa.
The situation of the LGBT community in Suriname is not good at the legislative level, but due to the Dutch cultural heritage, in Suriname LGBT people are clear about the way and where to go. However, we must talk about differences between the capital, Paramaribo, and the rural area, where it is a taboo subject. The activism is made up of two associations, one gay and one lesbian and they celebrate gay pride since 2011, as a result of the homophobic comments of a parliamentarian, who had to retract, which was seen as an achievement by activism.