Issue Brief: Homophobia and Violence in Jamaica

J-FLAG has recently published an Issue Brief on the state of Homophobia and Violence in Jamaica. Please see report below. Since July 2013, subsequent to the murder of 16-year-old Dwayne Jones – a transgender teen in St James – there have been several news reports of brutal attacks perpetrated against LGBT people across the island. … Continue reading Issue Brief: Homophobia and Violence in Jamaica

My Womb: Who Owns it?

I am deviating a bit in this piece from my usual LGBT-themed posts to talk a little about women and their reproductive rights. I write about this because somewhere in the minds of a few (?) Jamaicans (and I suppose other nationalities) it is a woman’s duty to procreate and replenish the earth with offspring … Continue reading My Womb: Who Owns it?