Most haitians have strong ties to a religion or denomination that views homosexuality and cross-dressing negatively. Roughly fifty percent of the population is catholic, and the second and third main religious groups in haiti, pemtecostalism and islam, also tend to have negative views about same-sex sexuality and cross-dressing. finding love & acceptance through voodoo this haitian priest is an lgbt hero. Haiti gay haiti (updated july 2006) (1) a visit to an exotic and troubled land. I think any story about haitipolitical, social, medical or gayis forcefully dominated by the major player in haitian daily life the specter of poverty. Some of the pictures in these four stories make this point quite visible. Intro probably the most immediate and visual source of knowledge about the lgbt life in haiti is the 2001 film of men and gods which documents the discreet world of gays and transvestites in this country where homosexuality is legal but not tolerated by the mostly christian culture. Vodou is an ancestral religion, and viewed by some western anthropologists as an ecstatic religion. This means that the majority of its members are not required by any religious law to reproduce, and homosexuals are not pressured to do so. Haitian vodou views sexual orientation as a part of the way god makes a person homosexuals are free to pursue members of the same sex just as heterosexuals are free to pursue members of the opposite sex. kreyl ayisyen haitian creole film, english captions pour une fois (global dialogues) - duration 223. Now, the fight over gay rights in haiti has become one thats largely over visibility. The question of how closeted gays should be is the subject of internal struggles for many gay haitians, the root of infighting among advocates and part of a broader societal struggle over what behavior is to be permitted in public. magic touch ak steve j brayn - kap esplike sou kiyès yo fè mizik la nan show carel pedre la - duration 3442.