Entry #3517: Homosexual activity in Jamaica

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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


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Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government. Decriminalization pending.7-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government. Decriminalization pending.
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8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government. Decriminalization pending. 7-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government. Decriminalization pending.

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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-countries
http://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
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http://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 http://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

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End DateJun 23, 2018Jul 5, 2018
Sourceshttp://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdfhttp://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
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http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf http://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

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End DateJun 5, 2018Jun 14, 2018
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. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government. Decriminalization pending.
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8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government. Decriminalization pending.

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Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. 8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government.
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8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. the president of Jamaica just said he has not problem with gays serving in government.

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End DateMar 30, 2018Apr 13, 2018
Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.8-14 years in prison. Not enforced.
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8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.

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End DateMar 11, 2018Mar 20, 2018
Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced.8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.
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8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.

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End DateFeb 21, 2018Mar 11, 2018

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End DateFeb 3, 2018Feb 21, 2018
Sourceshttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf
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https://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/ http://ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2016_ENG_WEB_150516.pdf

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End DateJan 4, 2018Feb 3, 2018
NoteUp to 10 years in prison and hard labor. Not enforced.8-14 years in prison. Not enforced.
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Up to 10 years in prison and hard labor. Not enforced. 8-14 years in prison. Not enforced.

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End DateSep 5, 2017Sep 6, 2017
NoteUp to 10 years in prison and hard labor.Up to 10 years in prison and hard labor. Not enforced.
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Up to 10 years in prison and hard labor. Not enforced.

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End DateAug 10, 2017Sep 5, 2017
NoteUp to 10 years in prison.Up to 10 years in prison and hard labor.
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Up to 10 years in prison. prison and hard labor.

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End DateMar 6, 2017Aug 10, 2017

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ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female legal
NoteUp to 10 years in prison with hard labor.Up to 10 years in prison.
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Up to 10 years in prison with hard labor. prison.

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End DateNov 28, 2016Mar 6, 2017

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Start Date(NONE)Jan 1, 1864
End DateAug 4, 2016Nov 28, 2016

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ValueMale illegal, female legalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
NoteFemale has always been legalUp to 10 years in prison with hard labor.
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Female has always been legal Up to 10 years in prison with hard labor.
SourcesNohttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/
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