Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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26/02/2011 | ILGA-LAC equipo de comunicacion
Just after midnight on Sunday, February 20, 2011, four police pickups and a van normally used to transport prisoners descended on the only gay club along the Hip Strip in Montego Bay. About 20 heavily armed policemen jumped from the vehicles, aggressively accosting patrons, kicking in doors, beating and pistol-whipping indiscriminately, and chasing everyone from the venue. >>>
21/02/2011 | ILGA-LAC equipo de comunicacion
Immigration Equality, an organisation which works to secure asylum for individuals persecuted in their home country based on their sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV-status, said it won dozens of cases for clients from the Caribbean in 2010. >>>
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: >>>