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A First for Jamaica: 100 March for Gay, HIV+ Tolerance

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 8
Jamaica has garnered a reputation as one of the world’s most homophobic nations. But on April 7, religious and GLBT equality leaders sought to change that impression with a first-in-the-nation march for tolerance.

Reggae star Banton will be transferred to Tampa

By Jennifer Kay | Dec 17
Grammy-nominated Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton will fight a drug charge against him in Tampa instead of Miami.

New Details Emerge in Anti-Gay Reggae Star’s Drug Bust

By Curt Anderson | Dec 15
Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton is facing charges that he attempted along with others to buy a large quantity of cocaine from an undercover law enforcement officer.

Anti-Gay Reggae Star Faces Florida Drug Rap

Dec 14
Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton is facing a drug charge in Florida.

LA Gay Center, GLAAD Protest Buju Banton Grammy Nod

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 7
Jamaica’s Buju Banton, the reggae artist whose anti-gay anthem "Boom Bye Bye" drew protesters across the United States during his latest tour, has been nominated for a Grammy.

Buju Banton’s Tour, GLBT Protests, Continue

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 18
Reggae artist Buju Banton tours on despite pressure from GLBT groups who have rallied against Banton’s U.S. tour due to his song about killing gays, "Boom Bye Bye."

More Tour Dates Canceled for ’Homophobic’ Jamaican Singer

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 14
Reggae singer Buju Banton, whose anti-gay anthem "Boom Bye Bye," a popular song that describes shooting gays and burning their bodies, has seen still more concert dates evaporate.

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