Month: November 2012

Maurice Tomlinson’s Countdown to Tolerance: College attack just latest example of Jamaica’s chronic intolerance

By Maurice Tomlinson Jamaica is renowned for its world-beating athletes. Sadly, the country is also notorious for its vicious homophobia. These two national attributes came together in tragic fashion recently on the campus of the state-sponsored University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech), where Jamaica’s major track stars, such as Usain Bolt and Shell-Ann Fraser-Pryce, have recently …

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AIDS-Free World Supports Case Against Censorship of Gays on Jamaican TV

KINGSTON: Jamaica’s major television stations, CVM TV and TVJ, have refused to run a paid ad calling on Jamaicans to love and respect their fellow citizens who happen to be homosexuals. Now AIDS-Free World’s Legal Advisor on Marginalized Groups, Maurice Tomlinson, a gay Jamaican who appears in the latest ad, is taking the stations to …

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