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IDAHOT 2017 country page: Jamaica

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J-FLAG: The 5th Larry Chang Human Rights Symposium: The Larry Chang Human Rights Symposium is a space created for public dialogue about the lived realities and experiences of LGBT Jamaicans and allies, and over the years has explored themes such as displacement, religion, sexual citizenship, resilience, love and intimate relationships; May 17 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. @ Kingston

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IDAHOT 2016 Country reports : Jamaica

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J-FLAG held the 4th Annual Larry Chang Human Rights Symposium on May 17 (see their Facebook page), IDAHOT PRISM (cultural and entertainment soire by and for LGBT people) on May 22, and J-FLAG Cares Labour Day Projects on May 23. In addition, the organisation had a series of meetings around IDAHOT for three weeks with representatives from government, private sector, civil society …

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IDAHOT 2015 Events: Jamaica

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Jamaica is a nation that has seen much persecution of its LGBT community. This year rising levels of hatred have created a distressing situation for many within the country. Despite the troubling situation national LGBT group J-FLAG hosted their 3rd annual Larry Chang Symposium on May 17th. The year the event had the theme “The Jamaican LGBT Community, A Resilient People” and …

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IDAHOT Report 2014: Jamaica

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Jamaica Despite laws criminalising same sex relationships, and a reputation for being one of the most inhospitable places for LGBTI people to live, a well-attended symposium took place to discuss and affirm LGBTI rights in Jamaica, around the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2014. The group J-Flag of Jamaica organized a symposium, on the theme of Personality, Religion and …

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