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Bahamas gay pride weekend cut short by death threats

| Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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An inaugural gay pride weekend in the Bahamas was cut short as members of the LGBT community abandoned the planned events “out of fear” of repercussions from irate members of the public, reported the Nassau Guardian. Event organizer Victor Rollins said he received death threats on his Facebook page after posting pictures Sunday of event attendees holding gay pride flags along with Bahamian flags on a beach.

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Jamaican opposition leader backs LGBT rights in ‘historic’ moment

| Wednesday, December 21, 2011
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In moment described as “historic” by activists, the Jamaican opposition leader has come out for LGBT rights during an election debate. Jamaicans will go to the polls on December 29 and People’s National Party leader Portia Simpson-Miller made the positive comments during an election debate yesterday with Prime Minister Andrew Holness.

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‘Ex-Gay’ myth hits Caribbean: Newspaper ad declares ‘truth’ about gays

| Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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The ‘ex-gay’ religious movement has expanded beyond its American origins throughout the world. Now the same lies pushed by the same American "ex-gay" propagandists are finding an audience in the Caribbean.

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