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I am a 43 y/old single Gay Jamaican previously involved in Interventions at JFLAG & HIV work at Jamaica AIDS Support for Life & still volunteers for other NGOs in similar veins. Tel: 1-876-799-2231
I am a 43 y/old single Gay Jamaican previously involved in Interventions at JFLAG & HIV work at Jamaica AIDS Support for Life & still volunteers for other NGOs in similar veins. Tel: 1-876-799-2231

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Redefining rape, nonconsent with anal sex & such
There is fresh debate in the media about a recommendation by the United Nations to widen the definition of rape to include anal penetration and placing the penis in the mouth of a victim. The question is whether or not this proposed widening of the definiti...

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Poor social media navigation still causing fallouts
As social media platforms become the more accepted form of expression from a local perspective older, some younger or inexperienced users are learning the hard way. Even as Facebook is still seen as the master of the social media avenues and other micro blo...

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Rihanna’s “Love on The Brain” & the ‘He beats me ‘cause he loves me’ issue
I was listening to the captioned song by Miss RiRi as one of the newer remixes out there as a promo and it hit me like a ton of bricks the song is actually about what appears to be tolerated abuse by the victim while supposedly being ‘in love’. The original...

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Anthropologist (yet again) conflates male homosexuality with predatory paedophilia
 from a previous Gleaner story Anthropologist Dr Herbert Gayle has once again has caused some upset of sorts out there by making generalized comments on sensitive matters; however in this go round was not as the one he just ended up in recently on violence ...

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Cruiser robbed of phone on Tom Redcom Avenue
Tuesday February 21st will not be the same for a cruiser in his early twenties as he ventured along one of the oldest pavement pounding spots for gay men or other MSM who seek sexual services via commercial sex workers male or female. The vicinity of the re...

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POLL RESULTS: Gov't should ignore UN recommendation to change definition of sexual intercourse
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Sixty-nine per cent of the 752 respondents to a recent OBSERVER ONLINE poll said the government should not yield to the United Nations (UN) recommendation to broaden Jamaica’s definition of sexual course. The call came last week after UN...

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T & T Gay activist files lawsuit challenging Sexual Offences Act
 Jason Jones (from internet) PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC)  — A Trinidad-born gay rights activist has filed a lawsuit challenging Sections 13 and 16 of the Sexual Offences Act, which criminalises buggery and serious indecency even between consenting adults ...

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Amnesty International Report - Jamaica 2016/7
Unlawful killings and extrajudicial executions continued. Violence against women and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people persisted. Children continued to be detained in violation of international standards....

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Solicitor General Urges Court To Uphold Ruling To Bar Public Defender From Gay Rights Case
As the tussle continues in the pending constitutional challenge to the Buggery Law a new development occurred earlier today, thanks to the Gleaner for the update. Solicitor General Urges Court To Uphold Ruling To Bar Public Defender From Gay Rights Case Pub...

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Tolerance Ad case the Final Day – Tomlinson v TVJ, CVM and PBCJ
On the final day of the historic trial otherwise known as the tolerance ad trial a packed courtroom in downtown Kingston at the Justice Square grounds of the Supreme Court saw arguments from the lawyers representing CVM TV finalizing their submissions, the ...
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