Homosexual youth in Jamaica forced to live in storm drains

Homosexual youth in Jamaica forced to live in storm drains
Published: 2014 August 02 16:25:05 (12846 Views)
The 'Gully Queens of Jamaica,' a gay community in one of the most homophobic places on Earth has literally been forced underground into a storm drain in Kingston.

Every night they risk being rapes, assault or even murder just for being gay.



One of the inhabitants washes in the storm drain under a hydrant, from which clean water flows. Homophobia is rife in Jamaica, with 80 per cent of the population harbouring anti-gay sentiment

The Gully Queens, as they call themselves, have sought refuge in the drains after being forced out from shacks, derelict buildings, and sometimes by their own families.





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