LGBTI advocates in Jamaica have published a Gay Agenda. The publication, which is viewable online here, was launched at an event last night, and broadcast live over Facebook.
Within it they set out their reasons for ‘reclaiming’ the term.
J-Flag Executive Director Jaevion Nelson adds, ‘The “Gay Agenda” is that thing you hear repeated ever so often but have absolutely no idea what it really is and entails. You never hear lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ) persons talk about it but you believe it is this mysterious, illusive, nefarious thing that one must be wary of.’
He says J-Flag’s Gay Agenda is a manifesto for what Jamaica’s LGBTI community want to see change. It addresses a number of areas, including: Security and justice; health; education and training; housing and social security; employment; family life; culture; entertainment and sport; people of trans experience and youth. Read more via Gay Star News