Jamaican activist: Be a global voice for LGBT liberation

Colin Stewart
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In an 8:25-minute video, Jamaican lawyer and activist Maurice Tomlinson urges Americans to help counteract the harm that their anti-gay countrymen have done in his country and throughout the world.

The video is the second of 11 discussions of international LGBTI issues that are designed to “reverse the megaphone,” allowing activists from abroad to tell Western viewers about the challenges that LGBTI people face worldwide. The videos were recorded at a December 2014 meeting in New York.

The series, called “Quorum: Global LGBT voices,” is presented by The Daily Beast. The Erasing 76 Crimes blog is a member of the advisory board for this project. In that role, it helped The Daily Beast select Quorum speakers, including Tomlinson, who writes for the blog.

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