Some money and plenty of encouragement have flowed in for Jamaicans who are seeking to help a group of homeless LGBT men and boys who have been hounded out of their homes and temporary shelters by family, police and homophobic attackers.
Published: November 6, 2013
One activist reports, “We are now beginning to think medium-term for the funds. Some of the homeless youngsters have expressed a desire to continue their schooling. We want to help but they need to be in a home so they can actually focus, so we are looking at boarding facilities.”
A planning meeting is scheduled for next week.
Meanwhile, a tax-deductible method of contributing to the cause has been set up in the United States. Similar arrangements are in the planning stages in Canada and the United Kingdom.
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