Coping After the Sudden Loss of a Loved One

This post might be triggering. I’m sure we were all very happy to bid welcome to a new year – 2020. Little did we know that 2020 would be laced with much grief and disease. From Kobe Bryant’s death that rocked the world, to our very recent Denisha Victor, a death that many of us […]

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Happy Global Pride Day

Today, we join with the world in celebrating diversity and equality. We endeavour to educate and to raise awareness on the issues affecting LGBT persons in Guyana. We wish everyone a happy celebration!! Here’s a list of stories we’ve penned about LGBT equality and diversity: GAY, BI? DAFAQ AM I? THE MORE THINGS CHANGE. THE MORE THINGS […]

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We Need to Talk More About Sex And Vagina And Other Such Things

Due to the current COVID19 global pandemic and the call for us to collectively flatten the curve, a number of online companies are freeing up their services for persons to enjoy FREE and AT HOME. One such company is Scribd, a digital library offering a wide collection of amazing books; who allowed persons to use […]

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Essential Oils + Aromatherapy: For Self-care & Health

Over the past year, I have developed an affinity for essential oils and aromatherapy. I got sucked into these plant-extracted oils after I discovered the benefits of aromatherapy – while pregnant and then with a newborn. I wanted to maintain a good night’s sleep; I also wanted my hospital experience to be serene and I […]

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BOOK CLUB: Books You’ll Love by Black Authors

On Saturday, June 6, our Jhaded x MAGLYFE Virtual Book Club hosted our second meeting. In light of  worldwide solidarity efforts, we decided to uplift the black community by celebrating black authors. Our discussion focused on books we recently read or are currently reading by black authors. We discussed the following books: Mom & Me […]

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The more things change: An analysis.

The more things change was written on June 2, 2020; at the beginning of LGBT Pride celebrations around the world, and two weeks into the #BlackLivesMatter protests after the death of George Floyd in the United States. Floyd died of a typical case of excessive force by the police against African Americans in the United […]

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“Find Your Tribe, Love Them Hard”

Today is National Best Friends Day.  Though not Guyanese, we can still be inspired by this American observance. Celebrated since 1935, it was decided by the United States Congress to devote one day to pay tribute to close-knit friendships. It’s nice to piggyback on these days when they’re really significant, like today.  In Guyana, I’ve […]

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The more things change.

They hunt us down, like dogs; with dogs. See the teeth marks, a modern-day reminder of the scars of their father’s whips. For many it’s no reminder, but the actual scar of our father’s belts. We march slowly, placards held like hope, signs of our prayers, But they look pass these to see our faces […]

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