The best way to raise awareness of the struggles of LGBT Jamaicans is for as many people as possible to see this film. If you would like to bring "The Abominable Crime" to your city or organization, contact us and we will work with you to make it happen!
The film has been shown at law schools, high schools, middle schools, churches, community centers, and Gay-Straight Alliances. Screenings have been organized by concerned teachers, students, and activists. No matter how big or small the screening, we want to help make it happen.
Have you seen "The Abominable Crime"? Let the world know! Writing a review on your blog or Facebook page, or sharing our trailer is a huge step toward awareness!
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Knowledge is power! Read our Educational Discussion Guide for more background information on the history of the sodomy law in Jamaica. J-FLAG is another great resource for up to date information about the status of LGBT rights in Jamaica.
Let the Jamaican government know how you feel about homophobia.
Send a short note to members of the Jamaican government asking that they do more to promote and protect the human rights of the vulnerable LGBT community. You can contact the following persons:
The Prime Minister, The Most Honourable Portia Simpson-Miller, O.N.
The Minister of Tourism, The Honourable Wykeham McNeill
The Minister of Justice, Senator The Honourable Mark Golding
The Abominable Crime was produced by Common Good Productions with funding from The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. The Pulitzer Center promotes in-depth engagement with global affairs through its sponsorship of quality international journalism across all media platforms and an innovative program of outreach and education. The Center's reporting on HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean is supported by the MAC AIDS Fund.