Are you LGBT+phobic? Chances are, you may be (Even if you are LGBT+)

Some of us are okay with not liking/ accepting LGBT+ persons even though we hate being called “homophobic”, come on, even racists don’t like to be called “racists” even though they are. MOST of us would like to think that we have grown, we un-learnt many of the stereotypes and hate that society has taught […]

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Your birth control and you

As a matter of reproductive rights, you have the right to determine if and when you become pregnant, how often you reproduce, the spacing of those pregnancies, and to whom you become pregnant for. Birth control helps you with this decision, and for many women, it’s a life saving tool to have. Thankfully in Guyana, […]

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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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PCOS and 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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