Top 10 Must-read Caribbean Feminist Blog Posts

Code Red for Gender Justice is a powerful blog that shares stories from across the Caribbean on issues affecting women AND men. Here is their compilation of recent articles, which I find powerful, challenging and thoughtful. We do have so many issues in common – far, far more that what divides us. Do take a read, and thanks to CODE RED for taking the time to put this together.

Feminist Conversations on Caribbean Life

In no particular order here are 10 boss posts from Caribbean feminist bloggers writing out loud.  Read, share and tell me what other articles should be on this list. Enjoy this gift from the Caribbean femisphere!

a. I swear if I hear “independent ladies” one more time…  by  Mar the Mongoose (Barbados)

Why?Quick wit. Pulse firmly on Caribbean popular culture! You will never scream on cue again!

stop singling out women as “independent ladies” based on some bullshit basket of goods that you determine of value to women: weave and clothes and underwear. All the women in that particular show or fête are independent by virtue of the fact that they are adults with rights. And they don’t need to scream at your command to make that so.

b. No Women Died, This is Not a Women’s Issue by Sherlina Nageer (Guyana)

Why? Because when innocent men are…

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