The Sista Love Project

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As Pride Month has ended, I am reminded of the words of the great civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer that “nobody’s free until everybody’s free.” This does not exclude people who identify with the LGBTQIA community. The original organizers…

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Brutal violence against women in Trinidad and Tobago ignored by government – PBS NewsHour

This PBS feature report hits right at the core of why we started this website. The violence against women in my homeland of Trinidad and Tobago have gradually escalated to where we are one of the highest ranking for femicide…

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Tricia St John: I’m more than a domestic violence survivor

“In the years of abuse and hitting and quarrelling and carrying on, he always used to say, if he can’t have me then nobody else could. I think he said it so many times that he actually believed it. By the time I was ready to get away from him, I believed it too, that he was some kind of psycho, but after four years I didn’t think that he was actually just waiting there for an opportunity to attack me.”

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