Jamaica: Man attacked by homophobic mob for ‘wearing lipstick’ · PinkNews.co.uk

Jamaica 2June 16, 2014 – As reported by Pink News:

Jamaican police have been forced to rescue a gay man, after he was besieged by a homophobic mob for wearing lipstick.

The incident occurred on Saturday evening, when the man took refuge inside a clothes shop in May Pen, Clarendon.

Television Jamaica reports that the crowd built up following rumours of a “homosexual man putting on lipstick in public”, with several hundred people gathering outside the store.

Armed police guarded the entrance of the store before leading the man – with his face covered – away from the scene in the back of a police car.

via Jamaica: Man attacked by homophobic mob for ‘wearing lipstick’ · PinkNews.co.uk.

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