Dwayne Jones, 16, was the pretty girl with the lovely long legs, chiseled cheekbones and fierce dance moves that all the boys at the party were vying to get next to. At first no one questioned Jones' gender — the transgender teen dressed in female attire finally coming out.
But her coming out moment resulted in her death, caused by being beaten, stabbed, and run over by a transphobic mob.
Jamaica has a history of assaults on its LGBTQ denizens.
And in 2013 nothing has changed.