Author Archives: Mya

About Mya

Communications focused, adventure seeking life learner. Blogging about life in JamRock and work with the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities coalition.

“We are all worthy of love”

May 17th marked the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia and to commemorate it, the Jamaica Forum of Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG) hosted the Larry Chang Human Rights Symposium in Kingston, Jamaica. The theme “Celebrating a Community of … Continue reading

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The Disservice of Not Providing Youth with Sexual Health Services

Currently, in Jamaica, those 16 years of age and under are unable to access sexual and reproductive health services (unless parental consent is provided). These services can include help and advice about matters such as contraception, pregnancy, sexual assault, and … Continue reading

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First Week in JA

It’s been one week since we’ve arrived in Kingston, Jamaica. Surprises have been a plenty despite doing research. I am hesitant to overdue the research because it tends to generate expectations in my mind and if those expectations aren’t met, … Continue reading

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