400 Days

Just over four years ago I became actively involved in advocacy, specifically LGBT rights advocacy. Just over two years ago I became actively involved in gender equality advocacy. Just under a year ago I aggressively took on the issue of sexual violence. I am now on my way out of activism, and I've learned that … Continue reading 400 Days

Let’s be kind to our children

Since the widely circulated video of a mother repeatedly hitting her child with a machete, the conversation about the abuse of children has intensified. More recently, UNICEF reports show that Jamaica is a violent place for children. Just last week, State Minister in the Ministry of Education, Youth & Information - Floyd Green announced that … Continue reading Let’s be kind to our children

Let Me Abort if I Want

Dear Minister Tufton, I have seen the report in today's (November 5, 2017) Sunday Gleaner that women continue to turn up at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in Kingston & St. Andrew needing care because of botched abortions. We know this has been happening for many years. I also note that in your interview with the … Continue reading Let Me Abort if I Want