News has come that another member of the female same gender loving communities was brutally cut down in eastern Kingston at Dunoon Road on Tuesday September 18 around 6 or 7pm based on accounts from passers-by who are also members of the community who saw the cordoned crime scene and he nude body. The woman was reportedly seen nude running from her house at the time of the incident and several shots were heard later, when the heat cooled she was found lying in a pool of blood.
A bisexual theme seems to be the recurring decimal in this latest saga and community members in the nearby Rollington Town area have reported that the deceased was repeatedly warned about her involvement with a bisexual woman who also maintains a boyfriend. a series of very loud arguments have said to be the order or the day in recent times as the deceased demanded more time with her female partner. Meanwhile the boyfriend of the bisexual lover was allegedly livid at the fact that he was competing with a woman for his woman. Reports suggests friends had been heckling him for some time regarding the odd threesome and his switch-hitting girlfriend.
Another source in the area reported that the deceased was actually confronted by some friends of the boyfriend some time ago after an event in Rollington town's square where they supposedly warned her to stay clear of the female partner of their friend.
Seeing this is bisexuality month as well the timing of this particular case brings into focus why we should discuss bisexual relations in a Jamaica caustic environment towards same gender love.
( L - R ) Phoebe Myrie. and Candice Williams
It was in 2008 the gruesome double murder of the two photoed ladies due to a bisexual mix up as well where all the three persons were known to each other an excerpt of that story read as follows:
Although residents of Taylor Land expressed "mixed feelings" toward the alleged lesbian couple, they all concur that they were much more than friends. "Everybody know a two lesbian dem dat. U fi see how one a dem timid like gal, an di oda one guan like man ... The only time dem apart a when di Samantha (Candice) gu check har mother ina di morning," said a resident."Mi hear seh a lef one a dem lef her baby fada fi di nex uman, an tek di baby carry guh live," said another resident.
CHAT ROOMStatements given to the police by a relative of one of the deceased confirmed a lesbian affair between the two women, and explained the history of the affair, including the conflict over the child.According to the relative's report, the two young women met in a cellular 'chat room,' earlier in the year (when Candice was still living with the father of her child), adding that the common-law husband not only knew about the budding relationship, but actually encouraged it.The police document highlighted the temporary presence of a third woman at the house, but due to her alleged "nasty ways," she was soon asked to leave. It is also said that Myrie would go and stay with another female friend with whom she was also intimately involved.The statement indicated that Candice slowly progressed from a bi-sexual, to an outright lesbian, which led her to end the relationship with her common-law husband, who soon after, left the premises. The relative wrote that a conflict began when Candice decided to keep their child.
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They Were Lesbians (Flashback)
10 months ago we lost two ladies as well one in Western Jamaica and the other in Kingston over relationship matters, the accused was released as the prosecution's case was weak at the time for the latter victim, in fact an upcoming memorial is being planned by family members of which LGBT community members are invited to attend.
here is an audio I had done at the time:
News also has come from St James regarding some same gender loving women facing some issues and a possible murder of another in the problematic Flankers area of Montego Bay.
Even in Portmore
It was reported earlier last month as well of an evasive move by a butch identified woman who resided in the Watson Grove area in St Catherine after she got a heads up from other men in the residential community to relocate as males living in the community were seemingly jealous of her ability to have all the "beautiful women" around her, a point that has been even penned in a rare anti lesbian dancehall song of which is hard to come by in recent times. The song questioned how was it that the butch lesbians were taking all the women that should be available for men. Since 2007 same gender loving women on a whole have been going through some warm times and butch identified lesbians in particular have been facing what seems to be unprecedented backlash from males when previously the "one of the boys" acceptance seems to be dying down.
The rise in problems faced by lesbians be they butch identified or even so called femmes have been concentrated in Kingston, St Catherine and western Jamaica for now according to reports thus far, elsewhere might have other examples to report.
Portmore is not immune to homophobic and lesbophobic episodes especially in certain zones such as Gregory Park, Greater Portmore, Braeton, Edgewater, Waterford especially and Independence City, one can recall the infamous beating in that section of two males who resided together in a house as flatmates when community members suspected them as lovers.
There are some women who present very masculine which also brings the question of identity and possible transgenderism as opposed to them being gay. The mimicking of the shotta mentality does not seem to be washing well with some males these days.
Sad to hear of these latest issues with our same gender loving sisters.
More updates to come where necessary.
Peace and tolerance