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Latoya Nugent, Jamaica

July 28, 2015

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A few years after publically coming out as a lesbian, Latoya Nugent, 33, was defending the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities in Jamaica. In July 2013, she became the education and training manager at J-FLAG—the island’s leading LGBT rights organization. Those who knew her weren’t surprised. Though her career as an LGBT advocate is just beginning, Nugent is already well-known for her dedication to promoting inclusive development and the rights of women and girls. “Latoya Nugent has transformed J-FLAG’s outreach to...

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