But when it became known that people on gay cruise ships spent more money than other tourists, the drivers changed their minds. He told reporters "If Saint Lucians want that to be revisited I have no problems with that. We Jamaicans are, for the most part, open and accepting people. And this is integral for change to happen; more than we need western intervention, we need Jamaicans who are ready to take the initiative. Order by newest oldest recommendations. No one contacted him, and he never went back to ask if police filed a complaint.
As for me, I just celebrated my 12th anniversary with my partner.
He also sees more families supporting gay relatives. Social media has helped young gay men and women in the Caribbean to know they are not alone. And the LGBT sensitivity training he arranged has made a difference.
But in his private life, he became bolder.