Filed under Women’s Issues

What Don’t You F**king Get About Domestic Violence?

Yesterday evening, news broke that Rachael Sukhdeo dropped the domestic violence suit against her millionaire husband Sheron Sukhdeo, saying that they’ve since reconciled their issues. And, r… Source: What Don’t You F**king Get About Domestic Violence?

Help Haitians, not the Disaster Capitalists

Help Haitians, not the Disaster Capitalists

Originally posted on Tillah Willah:
Disaster time again, for our sisters and brothers in Haiti. Already the vultures circle, using this tragedy as another opportunity to take advantage or worse, to engage in the pornography of suffering black bodies. Now is not the time for tears, hand-wringing, there are lots of organisations that are quietly doing…

Bitter Cassava revival is sweet (June 26, 2016)

Bitter Cassava revival is sweet (June 26, 2016)

“Hell hath no fury like a woman wronged.” “Your sins will come back to haunt you.” These sayings embody the spirit of Bitter Cassava, which tells a story of betrayal and revenge with a strong Trinbagonian flavour, delivering several strong emotional blows with a sprinkling of comedy to relieve the tension. The story touches on … Continue reading

Enough is Enough

Enough is Enough

Originally posted on Square Peg (Round Hole):
For most of my time here, I’ve been genuinely baffled by people who insist that, given the chance to live abroad, they would never have returned to T&T. Having spent half of my life elsewhere, I honestly couldn’t understand their perspective because, underneath all the inefficiencies, corruption and,…

Tired

I am tired. Tired of having to defend my right as a woman to walk the streets and feel safe. I’m tired of reading and hearing “What was she wearing/doing?” when a woman is assaulted or killed. I’m tired of hearing “well she look for it” and “what you did expect?” I am tired of … Continue reading