It's a crime to be lesbian in Jamaica; it can be dangerous to even try to meet other women who are gay.
But that hasn't stopped 25-year-old activist Angeline Jackson from speaking out — and creating Jamaica's only registered group advocating for lesbian and bisexual women.
After the attack on her, Jackson says, she had a choice: To turn inward, or to begin efforts that led to her group, Quality of Citizenship Jamaica.
"It has been my mission, my way of trying to triumph over that event, that experience — but also reclaiming something that was stolen from me," she says. She was turned to prostitution as a teenager and since exiting "the life" has become an advocate for others who have been sexually exploited.
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