LGBTQ rights in Jamaica

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 4:24pm


Homer Davis, mayor of Montego Bay in Jamaica, denied the request of a LGBTQ rights group to use a city-owned cultural center for a 2019 Pride event. His reason? To “protect the sacredness of the building.” Where is Jamaica in the journey to LGBTQ equality? The World’s Marco Werman speaks with poet and LGBTQ activist Staceyann Chin.