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Growing Up Gay and Jamaican: As if Being Gay Wasn't Enough

Donovan Thompson | Posted 05.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Donovan Thompson

I remember getting nauseous whenever the topic came up around family. I thought they'd be able to see my inner gay, jumping up and down in the pit of my stomach with a muzzle over his mouth.

Mandela's LGBTQ Advocacy Has Fallen on Deaf Ears in Africa and African Diasporic Communities

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

If truth be told, Mandela's advocacy has shown very little light even in his country. South Africa has a serious problem with its LGBTQ population, and especially with lesbians. And its method to remedy its "problem" with lesbians is "corrective rape."

What the Attack on Scott Jones Tells Us About Fear and Courage

Sarah S. Kilborne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Sarah S. Kilborne

That young man who stabbed Jones carries with him a darkness that speaks to its own kind of pain but he chose to embrace the darkness and his voice will remain as small as the whisper he cowardly uttered. Not Jones'. Not ours.

WATCH: Jamaican Prime Minister Blows A Kiss At Anti-Homophobia Protestors

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.30.2013 | Gay Voices

Protestors associated with the organization Jamaica Anti-Homophobia Stand gathered in New York City this week to demonstrate against Jamaican Prime Mi...

WATCH: Jamaican LGBT Activists Protests Anti-Gay Laws, Release Powerful Documentary

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.18.2013 | Gay Voices

Jamaica has been heralded as one of the most homophobic places in the world, where being gay or lesbian is criminalized under "abominable crime" legis...

WATCH: Jamaican Anti-Gay Violence Gets Grisly After Man's Alleged Murder

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.30.2013 | Gay Voices

In the latest instance of Jamaica's dangerously pervasive homophobic climate, a 41-year-old allegedly gay man was reportedly stabbed to death, his car...

WATCH: Jamaican Gay Men Trapped, Barricaded By Mob

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.26.2013 | Gay Voices

A new video that shows a mob of people barricading five gay men inside of their home in a Jamaican village is currently making the rounds on the Inter...

WATCH: Alleged Anti-Gay Assault Caught On Tape In Jamaica

Posted 11.05.2012 | Gay Voices

Grainy amateur video that allegedly shows a young gay man being beaten at a leading Jamaican university is making the blogosphere rounds. As The Gl...

Jamaican Activist Criticizes Anti-Gay Rhetoric Of Country's Labor Party

AP | By DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 12.27.2011 | Gay Voices

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The leader of Jamaica's sole gay rights group said Tuesday that some ruling-party candidates have aggressively played to anti-gay...