PCOS & Cysterhood Support -Guyana

PCOS, have you heard about it? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, maybe you’ve heard about this? Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS, according to PCOS Challenge, “is a serious genetic, hormone, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects women and girls. It is the leading cause of female infertility and a precursor for other serious conditions including obesity, type […]

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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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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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Gay, Bi? Dafaq am I?

Let me begin this by saying, I’m gay. Confidently gay! I’ve always known this ever since I was a child, despite me never having a name for it other than knowing I’m “girly”. This was not what I called myself, I only knew this because schoolmates described me as such.  Yea, I was girly. I […]

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