High Time Fi Woman Bishop

Mi no understand wa mek it so hard fi Christian see seh man an woman supposen fi have di said same rights. / Mi no andastan wa mek it so aad fi Krischan si se man an uman supuozn fi av di sed siem raits. I don't understand why it's so hard for Christians to accept that men and woman are supposed to have equal rights.

On Guard Against Lagarde

weak dollar will attract foreign investors who will make a killing. We'll be so grateful for the jobs they bring, we'll work for next to nothing. Been there and done that! So we're not going back there if we can help it.

Gomes No Gone No Weh

Gomes go because shi bex wid dem odder one inna Jamaicans for Justice. Dem mek mistake go seh dem sorry seh bandooloo sex education get weh pon di poor pikni dem./ Gomes went because she was vexed with the other members of the board of Jamaicans for Justice. They made the mistake of apologising for the unapproved sex education programme that the children were exposed to.

Dutty Tribal Politics

The JLP equivalent of 'dutty Labourite' is 'classist PNP'. Unfortunately, in the tracing match of tribal politics, 'classist' just doesn't have the sting of 'dutty'.

Sexual Falsehood Top To Bottom

Perhaps I’m expecting too much of Jamaican men. But I think a self-confident man could have acted far differently to the outing of Dwayne. A real man could have made a joke of it. He could have just said, “Bombo claat! Di bwoy good! Im ketch mi fi true!” And even though Dwyane didn’t have a bombo, the profanity would have been enough of a judgement.

Dressed For Murder

The problem with applying the abomination rule to fashion is the indisputable fact that there is no universal standard of male and female dress. Gendered dress styles vary across cultures.

If Men Could Get Pregnant …

If all the middle-class women in Jamaica who have had abortions would speak out on behalf of their poorer sisters who have limited access to safe terminations, the law would have to be changed.

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