Entry #3517: Homosexual activity in Jamaica

Original entry by Ausyk Ausyk ()

RegionJamaica
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female legal
Start DateJan 1, 1864
End DateSep 19, 2018
Description7-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government. Decriminalization pending.
Sourceshttp://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://www.hrw.org/video-photos/interactive/2018/04/16/sexual-orientation-gender-identity-country-profiles#jamaica https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/30/gay-rights-world-best-worst-countries


28 Revisions

28. Revision #14533 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value
Note7-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government. Decriminalization pending.8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government. Decriminalization pending.
27. Revision #12836 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-09-192018-08-19
26. Revision #12481 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2018-08-192018-08-01
25. Revision #11306 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2018-08-012018-07-23
24. Revision #10881 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-232018-07-18
23. Revision #10483 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-182018-07-09
22. Revision #9853 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-092018-07-05
Sourceshttp://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://www.hrw.org/video-photos/interactive/2018/04/16/sexual-orientation-gender-identity-country-profiles#jamaica https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/30/gay-rights-world-best-worst-countrieshttp://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/30/gay-rights-world-best-worst-countries
21. Revision #9627 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-052018-06-23
Sourceshttp://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/30/gay-rights-world-best-worst-countrieshttp://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf
20. Revision #9275 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-232018-06-14
19. Revision #8772 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-142018-06-05
Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government. Decriminalization pending.8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government.
18. Revision #8247 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-052018-06-01
17. Revision #8062 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2018-06-012018-05-02
16. Revision #7729 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-05-022018-04-22
15. Revision #7595 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-04-222018-04-13
Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government.8-14 years in prison. Not enforced.
14. Revision #7471 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-04-132018-03-30
Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. 8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.
13. Revision #7129 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-03-302018-03-20
12. Revision #6919 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-03-202018-03-11
Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.8-14 years in prison. Not enforced.
11. Revision #6613 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-03-112018-02-21
10. Revision #5931 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-02-212018-02-03
Sourceshttp://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdfhttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/
9. Revision #5700 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-02-032018-01-04
Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced.Up to 10 years in prison and hard labor. Not enforced.
8. Revision #5237 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-01-042017-09-06
7. Revision #3287 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-09-062017-09-05
NoteUp to 10 years in prison and hard labor. Not enforced.Up to 10 years in prison and hard labor.
6. Revision #3165 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-09-052017-08-10
NoteUp to 10 years in prison and hard labor.Up to 10 years in prison.
5. Revision #2715 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2017-08-102017-03-06
4. Revision #2714 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female legalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
NoteUp to 10 years in prison.Up to 10 years in prison with hard labor.
3. Revision #2466 ( by Ausyk)
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End Date2017-03-062016-11-28
2. Revision #1329 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Start Date1864-01-010000-01-01
End Date2016-11-282016-08-04
1. Revision #1328 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female legal
NoteUp to 10 years in prison with hard labor.Female has always been legal
Sourceshttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/No