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Jamaica Gay Community

Examining The 'Intolerable Levels Of Violence' Faced By Gay Jamaicans

AP | DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 10.22.2014 | Gay Voices

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are the targets of unchecked violence and discrimination in Jamaica, frequent...

Jamaican Gay Activist Drops Legal Fight Because His 'Loved Ones Are Under Threat'

AP | DAVID McFADDEN | Posted 08.30.2014 | Gay Voices

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law...

Why Gay Tolerance Might Be On The Rise In Jamaica

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2014 | Gay Voices

By Aileen Torres-Bennett KINGSTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Prince Jones says he will never go back to Jamaica, not even to visit. ...

Is This 'Harlem Shake' Video Anti-Gay?

Posted 03.10.2013 | Gay Voices

The "Harlem Shake" phenomenon continues at full-force across the globe, but one of the latest videos to emerge from the trend is downright disturbing....

Why This Gay Man Is Determined To Challenge Jamaica's Anti-Sodomy Laws

Posted 02.13.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay Jamaican man is planning to "aggressively agitate for change" to his country's anti-sodomy law after allegedly being kicked out of his home beca...

WATCH: Jamaican Video Campaign Against Anti-Gay Discrimination

Posted 01.18.2013 | Gay Voices

The Jamaican Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG) has launched a poignant new video campaign in hopes of combatting local anti-gay sentim...

Pride and Persecution: LGBT Global Love

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

I write about the hatred of LGBT people in Eastern Europe by religious and governmental authorities. I write about Jamaica where hating gays is a popular topic for music lyrics and where murders are escalating. Pride and persecution are both real. We rejoice in the good and confront the evil.

Jamaica's Only Gay Church Provides The Group A Community In Secret

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

INGSTON, Jamaica �" It takes just 15 minutes to set up an underground church. Two boxes and a white sheet make up the pulpit. The altar is a card t...