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The Buggery Debate – the Global Context.

I’m blogging today over at http://www.rjrnewsonline.com. here’s the beginning – please check out the rest of the post…

The cultural and religious disapproval, and let’s face it, deep distaste many Jamaicans have for homosexual men make it difficult for them to accept that the controversy over discrimination based on sexual orientation is being played out in an international human rights context, but it certainly is.

The gay rights issue is THE civil rights issue of this decade, if not this century, and Jamaica and her neighbours in the Commonwealth Caribbean are right in the middle of a global dispute, given these countries’ retention of laws that criminalise anal sex

Continued here

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