Tag Archives: Jamaica

Wah Gwan from Jamaica (Hi from Jamaica)!!

Since arriving to Kingston, I have had the task of “getting inside the Jamaican mind” so I can appropriately navigate within my new home! It has been a hilarious, informative, exciting, adventurous, and slightly chaotic process … so here, as … Continue reading

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“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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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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Last week in Jamaica

This last week in Jamaica has brought on a lot of mixed feelings. At times this internship seemed so long, and at other times I really don’t know where the time has went. Work has been winding down and I … Continue reading

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Love & Hate

Homophobia in jamaica is real, but so is hypocrisy. Many people participate in same sex acts, but will lie about it and hate the next person who is open about their sexuality out of self hatred and/or fear of judgment. … Continue reading

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Our Arrival in Jamaica

We finally made our journey on Monday, to the much anticipated JAMAICA *YAYAYA!* The plane ride was short, it was basically our first impression of the people that live in Jamaica or what the people are like, but the people … Continue reading

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