While security concerns make a parade impossible, a full week of festivities have been planned.
Activists had hoped the president would use his influence in Jamaica to highlight LGBT equality.
Honoring a tradition established by Jesus more than 2,000 years ago, a pastor in Jamaica is getting major push-back from his flock after controversial foot-washings.
The threats of violence that preceded withdrawal of a lawsuit demanding equality from Jamaica's Supreme Court underscore the plight of LGBT people in the island nation.
A man has withdrawn his Supreme Court case against Jamaica's antigay law out of fear for his safety.
Disowned by their families, Kingston’s LGBT youth take refuge in a storm drain
The massive rally provides evidence of increasing efforts to ramp up Jamaican homophobia by some religious leaders in the island nation.