Jamaican LGBT Activists Protest In The Heart of Homophobia

LGBT Jamaicans and their allies protested the increased attacks against gay Jamaicans in front of Devon House in the afternoon rain on September 10th.  According to one organizer Angeline Jackson of Quality Citizenship Jamaica (QCJ), the protest was successful “because

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Out Of The Closet, Out of Jamaica

The Gleaner published this article on 7 April 2013. Now, I speak as a political asylee living in America. I am the one who was scarred in my face because my hips had walked too widely at the age of

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Gay or Straight Love, It Doesn’t Matter

The Jamaica Observer published this article on May 17, 2011: It was nice reading the May 15 article “I think I’m gay but…” The 22-year old Samuel didn’t provide his real name because he still lives in Jamaica where he

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America Far Safer For Gay Jamaicans

The Jamaica Observer published this article on on February 15, 2011: It was satisfying to see the February 12 headline, “28 gay Jamaicans granted asylum in US last year” because indeed, gay Jamaicans are running for their lives. They seek

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