What to do if you’ve been raped *WARNING: TRIGGER content

Disclaimer: This article may cause triggers to traumatising events in your life, read with a supportive friend or colleague. This is not legal advice, seek legal counsel if you wish to pursue a case. ——- We’re not going to bullshit you, it’s not easy. First and foremost, it doesn’t matter where you were, what time […]

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How toxic work environments nurtured my dependency on alcohol

Hi. My name is Jairo, and I was an alcoholic. (Now you say: “Hi Jairo”.) I was a functioning one but an alcoholic nonetheless.Not that it was out of control, it was just… on the tipping scale. Let me tell you how this all started. The year was 2015. I had just graduated with my […]

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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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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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Ramadan, IDAHOTB and Sexual Diversity

On Sunday, May 17, the world commemorated the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: #IDAHOTB. This day brings awareness to the bullying, harassment, violence and hate perpetrated by society, against persons of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer plus community – the LGBT+ community. Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia speak to hate, fear or […]

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Need contraceptives, ladies? We got you.

Family planning (deciding when to be pregnant, how often, and by whom) is essential at this time; you need the sex for stress and boredom relief but you don’t need the stresses of being pregnant and everything that comes after it. And simply put, some women just don’t want to be pregnant for the man they’re […]

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COVID-19: Home remedies for abortions?

Note: A lot of women have been contacting the author for advice on how to do home remedies, or where to access abortion services during this social distancing period. The article was written to attract women who are searching for home remedies, and interested in learning more about this very safe, and legal service. No […]

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What does an abortion in Guyana look like?

This. This is what most abortions look like. 5 pills. That’s all. How is it done?  Abortions are legal in Guyana and safe once done by a trained doctor. Most abortions are done within the first 8 weeks of pregnancy. An ultrasound is done to ascertain the gestational term of the pregnancy; this helps the […]

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