Some churches shun HIV-positive Jamaicans

They’re denied communion, advised against marriage and aren’t baptised in church pool
BY INGRID BROWN Sunday Observer senior reporter Sunday, August 24, 2008

For three years, she found comfort in her church. So involved was the 41-year-old mother of three that she devoted herself to the choir and served as an usher, making several friends along the way.
However, all this started to change the day a less than sympathetic doctor bluntly told her she was HIV-positive before flouncing out of her hospital room.


Author: GLBTQ Jamaica Moderator

Activist and concerned gay man in Jamaica with over 19 years experience in advocacy and HIV/AIDS prevention work, LGBT DJ since 1996.

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