Brian Williamson

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Brian Williamson (4 September 1945 – 9 June 2004) was a Jamaican Gay rights activist and co-founder of the Jamaican forum for lesbians and gays, J-Flag. He was known for personally housing and looking after gay people in Jamaica.

He was murdered with a machete, suffering multiple stab wounds to neck and face.

Williamson's confessed murderer, Dwight Hayden, was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after fifteen years.[1]

The French band Tryo dedicated a song named after him on its 2012 album Ladilafé.

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  1. ^ Jamaica Gleaner (21 May 2006). "Gay rights activist's killer gets life". Retrieved 16 November 2011. 

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