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September 3, 2013

Jamaican Assistant Police Commissioner Devon Watkis has claimed that LGBTs are no more at risk of being victims of crime than other Jamaicans despite a rash of homophobic attacks in the Caribbean nation

Jamaica’s Assistant Commissioner of Police has claimed that LGBT people are no more at risk of being victims of crime than any other group in the face of a series of homophobic hate crimes in the island nation.

‘Our numbers generally show that we have had some violence committed against the citizens of Jamaica, inclusive of all groups,’ Assistant Commissioner Devon Watkis told Jamaica’s The Gleaner newspaper.

July 23, 2013

Fifty-year-old man in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia set himself on fire after allegedly finding out his wife was having an affair with her female boss

A man set himself on fire in his apartment in Kuala Lumpur after allegedly discovering that his wife of 18 years was having an affair with her female boss.

Police reports say the couple's 18-year-old son was surfing the internet at home when he heard his mother scream, Malaysian newspaper The Star reports.

May 1, 2012

Gay London Mayor candidate Brian Paddick loses his cool when questioned about rivalry with Ken Livingstone and plans for New York style policing

Gay London Mayor candidate Brian Paddick was eager to live up to his tough cop image, angrily berating an interviewer for asking ‘ridiculous’ questions.