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Jamaican LGBT Activist Challenges His Country's Anti-Sodomy Laws

Associated Press | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.14.2017 | Queer Voices

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A Jamaican gay rights activist has brought a rare legal challenge to the Caribbean island’s anti-sodomy laws that crimina...

Homophobia, Death Threats and Government Complicity: Jamaican LGBT's Under Attack!

Nicholas Snow | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicholas Snow

The criminalization of homosexuality in Jamaica dates back to the 1864 Offences Against the Person Act, which calls for a punishment of up to 10 years of hard labor for those convicted of the "abominable crime of buggery."

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

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...