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Jamaica celebrates its third annual Pride week

Written by gaytourism

Montego Bay Pride in Jamaica may be small, but its impact in incalculable

Though it’s illegal to be gay in Jamaica, some in the LGBTI community there celebrated Pride regardless.

This is Jamaica’s third annual Pride week. The Pride festivities happening on 6 August coincide with Jamaican Independence Day.

Here are some of the best social media posts from Jamaica Pride 2017.

The party too sweet! #PrideJa2017 Breakfast party lit!!!! @tweetydelicious

A post shared by Shelly-Ann “Dr Sexy-Ann” Weeks (@drsexxyann) on

#BreakfastParty is about to be lit🌈 The rain has stopped so come rush out😊 #PrideJa2017

A post shared by J-FLAG (@equalityja) on

Family Funday begins at 12noon at Hope Gardens!! Come out with your family and friends 😆😆 #PrideJa2017

A post shared by J-FLAG (@equalityja) on

Happy Sunday! It’s a Pride #IndependenceDay in Jamaica! #PrideJa2017 #LifeInTheTropics

A post shared by Shelly-Ann “Dr Sexy-Ann” Weeks (@drsexxyann) on

Issa vibe #PrideJa2017 #BreakfastParty #Sunday #party

A post shared by Neish Mac (@neishmac) on

#HappyIndependence #HappyPride #PrideJA2017 #BreakfastParty

A post shared by Nazneen (@sassialli) on

Happy Independence day beautiful people 😊 #PrideJa2017 #IndependenceDay #OutLoudJa #WhyIPride

A post shared by J-FLAG (@equalityja) on

Fashion Sighting #PRiDEJA2017 #fashion #OutLoudJa #Pride #lgbt #colour

A post shared by TransWave (@trans_wave) on

The #PrideJa2017 Health and Wellness Fair continues to 11am at Hope Gardens 😊 You still have time to come enjoy the excitement!

A post shared by PRiDEJA Magazine (@pridejamagazine) on

GSN has reached out to the organizers of Jamaica Pride, J-Flag, for comment.