13th April 2015
Photographer ‘planned’ photo of Obama firing a rainbow in Jamaica 1
6:59 PM — White House photographer Pete Souza has spoken about snapping a poignant photo of Barack Obama in front of a rainbow in Jamaica, where homosexuality is illegal.
11th April 2015
Can Barack Obama shoot rainbows out of his hands? 2
4:38 PM — A well-angled photo of Barack Obama in front of a rainbow in Jamaica has gone viral.
29th March 2015
Jamaica’s Prime Minister claims to ‘respect’ the human rights of gay people 26
6:32 PM — The Prime Minister of Jamaica has claimed that her country "respects" the rights of gay people.
10th March 2015
Report: Gay man stoned to death in Jamaica 224
7:01 PM — Video has emerged reportedly showing the bloodied body of a gay Jamaican man who it is claimed was stoned to death.
10th December 2014
Jamaican priest washes the feet of lesbians and calls for ‘respect’ for human rights 6
1:22 PM — An Anglican priest in Jamaica is facing a backlash from his congregation, after he showed respect for the gay community by washing the feet of two lesbians.
16th September 2014
Jamaican Parliament to review anti-gay Sexual Offences Act 8
7:15 PM — The Jamaican Parliament is set to review the country’s Sexual Offences Act – which stipulates penalties against same-sex sexual activity.
9th September 2014
Gay immigration group: Home Office system still ‘extremely unfair’ for LGBT asylum seekers 7
2:04 PM — “There has been progress” in improving the way LGBT asylum cases are handled, but the system is still “extremely unfair”, the head of a leading campaign organisation says.
2nd September 2014
UK: Bail hearing for Jamaican bisexual asylum seeker 2
1:29 PM — A bisexual asylum seeker who is fighting deportation to Jamaica will have a bail hearing on Thursday, campaigners say.
5th August 2014
London: Embassy protest planned against Jamaica’s buggery law 7
4:50 PM — A protest against Jamaica’s anti-gay laws will take place tomorrow outside the country’s High Commission in London.
28th July 2014
Video: Documentary explores Jamaica’s underground gay and trans community 4
3:02 PM — A new video documentary was released today highlighting the lives of homeless gay, bisexual and transgender (GBT) youth in Jamaica.
2nd July 2014
UK: Bisexual asylum seeker’s deportation flight to Jamaica cancelled 21
4:59 PM — A bisexual man who was due to be deported this morning learnt that his flight had been cancelled last night.
1st July 2014
UK: Bisexual man to be deported to Jamaica 10
4:53 PM — A bisexual man looks set to be deported to Jamaica tomorrow after his legal review against deportation was rejected by a court in Leeds today.
Moment of truth for Jamaica: 25,000 rally in support of anti-gay law 11
3:56 PM — LGBT rights lawyer Maurice Tomlinson says last weekend’s rally in support of Jamaica’s buggery law was a “very frightening” moment.
30th June 2014
UK: Verdict postponed on bisexual Orashia Edwards’ fight to stop deportation to Jamaica 1
1:13 PM — A bisexual man battling deportation to Jamaica had his legal review today in Leeds.
19th June 2014
Diane Abbott: We are seeing ‘encouraging signs’ out of Jamaica on LGBT rights 10
2:36 PM — Labour MP Diane Abbott tells PinkNews that Jamaica is taking "encouraging" political steps to rid itself of its homophobic shadow.
16th June 2014
Jamaica: Man attacked by homophobic mob for ‘wearing lipstick’ 6
12:43 PM — Jamaican police have been forced to rescue a gay man, after he was besieged by a homophobic mob for wearing lipstick
13th June 2014
Jamaica: Minister urges ‘help’ for gay and trans people forced to live in storm drain 4
2:17 PM — A Jamaican politician has called on the government to help a group of homeless gay and trans people who are forced to live in a storm drain.
9th June 2014
Trinidad: Caribbean LGBT youth unite to push for repeal of anti-gay laws 4
12:10 PM — LGBT youth leaders from across the Caribbean have united to push for lingering anti-gay laws to be repealed.
5th June 2014
Jamaica: Gay rights activist shot dead outside home 11
3:36 PM — A gay rights campaigner has been murdered in Jamaica.
Jamaican newspaper: Banning same-sex marriage is hypocritical 4
12:37 PM — A leading newspaper in Jamaica has questioned the country’s ban on same-sex marriage, saying it amounts to “hypocrisy”.