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Talk Jamaica- June 1, 2014

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The discussion segment begins at 5 p.m. Today, we look back on a call made by former Jamaican Prime Minister P.J. Patterson that more Jamaicans need to consider being more tolerant towards members of the LGBT community, bearing in mind current world trends. Does homophobia really exist in Jamaica? Should Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller act on her promise to hold a conscience vote on the matter of repealing the buggery law? What are religious leaders saying? What’s the position of civil society? We explore those issues and more in the discussion segment:

Then, later in our TALK BACK segment, we take your calls and present your responses to our feedback question: Do you agree with a suggestion by Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson that more Jamaicans should consider being tolerant towards members the LGBT community?