John Jay College for Criminal Justice Taboo Yardies Screening

The Center for International Human Rights cordially invites you to Taboo Yardies a documentary by Selena Blake on  Homophobia in Jamaica. This will be followed by a panel discussion among experts

Thursday, April 11, 2013 6:00 – 8:30 pm

John Jay College of Criminal Justice conference room new building, L.61

524 West 59th Street (11th ave)

Chair: Professor George Andreopoulos, Director, CIHR


  • Selena Blake – Director and Documentary Film Maker, Taboo Yardies.
  • Graeme Reid – Director, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights Program, Human Rights Watch.
  • Maurice A. Tomlinson – Legal Advisor, Marginalized Groups, AIDS-Free World.
  • Stephen Silva – Immigration Equality.

Cosponsored by

Human RIghts Watch, THE MASTER OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL CRIME & JUSTICE, the Minor in Human RIghts Studies, and the CUny phd/ma program in Political Science at the Graduate Center

RSVP: Aferdita Hakaj at

Refreshments will be served