Americas

Star power of Ellen Page supports Jamaica Pride

This is one of several articles about Jamaica’s first Pride celebration. See also: “Jamaica’s first Pride gets boost from government officials” and “Commentary: Why Jamaica Pride is important.” Loop Jamaica reports: Jamaica’s first ever gay Pride festival received high-profile support in the form of Hollywood star Ellen Page, who attended a flash mob at Emancipation Park in … Continue reading

Americas

Jamaica’s first Pride gets boost from government officials

This is the first of several articles about PRiDEJA 2015. See also: “Commentary: Why Jamaica Pride is important”  and “Star power of Ellen Page supports Jamaica Pride.” In a change from Jamaica’s often-deserved reputation as a violently homophobic nation, Jamaican politicians have spoken positively about the country’s first Pride celebration, currently under way. To reduce the possibility … Continue reading