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Jamaica: Schoolboy Murdered

Categories: Caribbean, Jamaica, Digital Activism, Human Rights, Ideas, Law, LGBTQ+, Media & Journalism, Politics, Religion, Women & Gender, Youth

A Jamaican schoolboy is sodomized and murdered, prompting Carlos King at Abeng News Magazine [1] to write an open letter to the Prime Minister and Long Bench [2] to address the issue of “the sexism and deep-seated and destructive hatred of homosexuality that pervades this society” with “people pandering to the notion that some kinds of sexual violence are more important than others, based on which sexual acts were deemed acceptable.”