J-FLAG Press Release – The Great Leadership Debate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2014  J-FLAG Partners with UWI LEADS to host The Great Leadership Debate J-FLAG is partnering with UWI LEADS, a leadership development programme, to host a debate among student leaders from three of Jamaica’s most prestigious tertiary institutions on the role of leadership in responding to the rights of vulnerable populations. … Continue reading J-FLAG Press Release – The Great Leadership Debate

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

A Fi Wi Gully Queen!

Pausing legal ramblings to talk a little about the recent brutal murder of Dwayne Jones in St. James, Jamaica and what it means for survivors, like persons, and the general LGBT population in this space. . .The first time I heard the news about Dwayne who identified as Gully Queen, I was flabbergasted. Today, after … Continue reading A Fi Wi Gully Queen!