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Angeline Jackson

Angeline C. Jackson is an LGBT human rights activist, HIV/AIDS educator, and the co-founder and former Executive Director of Quality of Citizenship Jamaica, the first organization specifically for lesbian, bisexual and transgender women in Jamaica. Angeline has been involved in human rights activism since 2006 and has worked with the noted attorney and human rights activist Maurice Tomlinson and others in Jamaica and the US.

In 2015, President Barack Obama recognized Angeline Jackson as one of Jamaica's remarkable young leaders at the Town Hall for Youth in Kingston, Jamaica.

Over the years, Angeline has presented at various events and panels and has published several writings on the LGBT situation in Jamaica, and has been quoted and interviewed for numerous media outlets and literature.

Angeline is the Intern Minister at Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church in Pasadena, CA. She is also an expert witness for LGBTQ asylum cases, a life coach, and the author of "Funny Gyal: My Fight Against Homophobia in Jamaica." She also leads a small church ministry, Communities of Restoration.

In 2022, Angeline received the Advocate of the Year Award from J-FLAG.

Angeline Jackson

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