There is a new VICE-produced documentary about young, delinquent homosexuals living in a storm drainage system of Kingston, Jamaica.
The description from VICE news says:
In Jamaica — attacks, murder, and rape are common occurrences against LGBTI people — with little to no retribution or justice brought against those responsible.
After being forced from shacks, derelict buildings, and their own families, many homeless LGBTI Jamaicans have found refuge in the storm drainage systems of Kingston — known locally as the gully.
For trans women and gay men unable or unwilling to hide their sexuality, the sense of community and relative safety the gully provides acts as a welcome sanctuary, and for many, a hope of change to come.
VICE News travelled to the New Kingston area to see what LGBTI life is like in Jamaica — where just being who you are can mean living a life underground.
Watch Young & Gay: Jamaica’s Gully Queens trailer and share your thoughts below.