The Bob Marley Estate cannot possibly police the use of the reggae icon’s image across the globe without retaining a veritable army of intellectual property lawyers.
I believe that for important national matters like the Budget debates, translators should be employed to turn technical English into accessible Jamaican Creole. All our talk of democracy is pointless if we continue to exclude the majority of Jamaicans from public discourse.
Mi a big woman. Mi know mi mind. Mi naa follow 'Bible' go burn fire pon gay people. Mi a big uman. Mi nuo mi main. Mi naa fala 'Baibl' go bon faiya pan gie piipl. I'm an adult. I can make up my own mind. I'm not going to uncritically accept any interpretation of the Bible that claims we should call down hellfire on gay people.
No matter how religiously some of us deny it, gay Jamaicans are us: mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, cousins - not-so-distant relatives.