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"The Abominable Crime" Launches 2014 Pulitzer Center-Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Symposium

Micah Fink (seated) and Maurice Tomlinson. Image by Amanda Ottaway. Philadelphia, 2014.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 (All day)

Please join us on Wednesday, October 8, for a screening of "The Abominable Crime," the Pulitzer Center-supported award-winning documentary that explores the culture of homophobia in Jamaica through the eyes of gay Jamaicans who are forced to choose between their homeland and their lives after their sexual orientations are exposed. A discussions follows with:

Dr. Chris Beyrer - Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health and Human Rights, and President of the International AIDS Society.
Micah Fink - Director of "The Abominable Crime" and founder of Common Good Productions.
Maurice Tomlinson - Jamaican lawyer, gay rights activist, and inaugural recipient of the 2012 David Kato Vision and Voice Award.

Wednesday, October 8
Screening 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Discussion 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Sheldon Hall (W1214)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205

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This event kicks off the two-day Pulitzer Center-Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Symposium on human rights and HIV. Learn more about the schedule for Thursday, October 9, including conversations with leading public health and human rights experts and international journalists on raising awareness around those being left behind in the fight against AIDS. Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health is a member of the Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium network.