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Gay positive PSA ban upheld in Jamaica

By Cathy Kristofferson, November 16, 2013 The Jamaica Gleaner is reporting that Maurice Tomlinson has lost his suit against Jamaica’s major television stations TVJ and CVM for refusing to air his gay positive “Love and Respect” Public Service Announcements (PSA). The court found that Tomlinson’s freedom of expression does not give him the right to […]

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Attacks Against Gays On The Rise In Jamaica

Help LGBTI People in Jamaica with Call to Action (Below) Posted on 29/08/2013 by Maurice Tomlinson Editor: With Thanks to Maurice Tomlinson, one of our hero activists, and an attorney-at-Law involved in LGBTI and HIV and AIDS activism in Jamaica and the Caribbean for over 14 years, we are able to bring this post, originally […]

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Challenging gay immigration entry bans in Belize and Trinidad and Tobago

By Cathy Kristofferson, July 15, 2013 Maurice Tomlinson, the Jamaican attorney and HIV activist who recently sued three Jamaican TV channels for refusing to broadcast gay positive public service announcements, will be in court again Wednesday. This time for the first hearing of his challenge to the immigration entry bans of both Belize and the Republic of […]

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Censorship of Gay PSA on Jamaican TV Goes to Supreme Court

By Cathy Kristofferson, May 26, 2013 In October of 2012, two major television stations in Jamaica refused to run paid Public Service Announcements (PSA) asking Jamaicans to love and respect their fellow citizens who happen to be homosexuals.  Maurice Tomlinson, the legal advisor for AIDS-Free World, who appears in the PSA’s decided to take the stations to court for […]

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