Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
Have you been the victim of violence in JAMAICA because you are trans?
Yes, I don’t ever feel safe
Yes, by individuals
Yes, by a group
Yes, by the police
02/10/2010 | ILGA-LAC equipo de comunicacion
Despite calls for tolerance by our religious, political and social leaders, attacks against Jamaica’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender population continue unabated. The latest such attacks occurred this September when knife wielding thugs carried out ‘corrective rapes’ of two lesbians in separate incidents within days of each other. >>>
16/06/2010 | Equipo de comunicacion ILGA -LAC
Jamaica joined the unanimous adoption of OAS Resolutions 2435 and 2504 ‘Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity’ in 2008 and 2009. However, between 2009 and 2010 the country recorded numerous human rights abuses of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex citizens including: >>>