Bad news, briefly, from Jamaica, Gambia, Russia

Sadly, there is some bad news to report…

76 CRIMES

In brief, some troubling news from countries with anti-gay laws, excerpted with slight modifications from UNAIDS’s Equal Eyes recap of the world’s LGBTI-related news and elsewhere:

Scene from anti-LGBTI rally in Jamaica on Sept. 28. (Photo courtesy of Loop Jamaica) Scene from anti-LGBTI rally in Jamaica on Sept. 28. (Photo courtesy of Loop Jamaica)

Anti-LGBTI rally in Jamaica portrays homophobes as victims

In Jamaica, hundreds of Christians rallied against same-sex marriage in a move organizers said was meant to ‘give heterosexuals a voice’ against an “aggressive homosexual movement.”   Anti-LGBTI speakers claimed that they are actually the victims of people who seek human rights for LGBTI people.

Children’s advocate Betty-Ann Blaine told the gathering, “Every single Jamaican must be in support of the cause, because every single one of us now is at risk. It is clear to us that we are under persecution, particularly Christians. We are in an era now of the criminalisation of Christians and Christianity because the aggressive homosexual…

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