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Dexter Pottinger dead: Gay activist and face of Jamaica Pride found murdered in his home

by Jon Sharman — Indepedent A Jamaican gay activist dubbed “the face of Pride” has been found stabbed to death in his home, according to reports. Dexter Pottinger, a fashion designer, was found dead on Thursday at his home in the Washington Gardens neighbourhood of Kingston. There was blood “everywhere”, according to police officers quoted […]

United Nations calls for worldwide decriminalisation of homosexuality

— from Attitude A new United Nations (UN) report has called for laws criminalising consensual same-sex sexual activity to be repealed around the world. In the new report, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad al-Hussein has said that LGBT people are victims of “pervasive violent abuse, harassment and discrimination” in all regions of the world, citing […]