THE VYBZ KARTEL VID CELEBRATING JAMAICA'S LGBT COMMUNITY

The Vybz Kartel Vid Celebrating Jamaica's LGBT Community
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THE VYBZ KARTEL VID CELEBRATING JAMAICA'S LGBT COMMUNITY



Written by Don't Panic
30 Wednesday 30th July 2014

The folks at Vice News recently put out a revealing doc called Young and Gay: Jamaica's Gully Queens. It looks at the struggle of LGBT people in Jamaica, with a particular focus on the trans community. Trans people are often so maligned that they are forced to the true fringes of society - in this case, the gutters and storm drains that line the city streets.

The drains, known as the gully, give trans people unwilling to hide their identity a fragile sense of community. While Vice were filming, they put together an unofficial video for Vybz Kartel's Beautiful Girl, featuring the Gully Queens.

Here's the original doc.

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