Moving the Stones

In the Diaspora

Honor Ford-Smith teaches at York University, Toronto, Canada, in the Faculty of Environmental Studies.

Time to Step Up on Gender Violence

In the Diaspora

By the Caribbean Voice   The Caribbean Voice is a New York based NGO that has been involved in social activism since its launch in 1998.

Learning from the ground up: Education for change

By Aziz Choudry Aziz Choudry is associate professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University, Montreal, and visiting professor at the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation in the University of Johannesburg’s Faculty of Education.

Accessing memory and nostalgia

Sandra Brewster is a Toronto based visual artist and community arts practitioner. For information on her work go to www.sandrabrewster.com.

Women in Men’s Political Games

By Krystal Ghisyawan   Krystal Ghisyawan holds a Double Honours B.A. in Anthropology and South Asian Studies, from York University, Toronto, and is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine in the field of Sociology, doing multi-disciplinary research with same-sex loving women in Trinidad.

Suicide in Guyana: We cannot afford to lose a single person more

By Savitri Persaud and D. Alissa Trotz Savitri Persaud is a PhD candidate in the Department of Social and Political Thought at York University in Toronto, Canada, whose research looks at disablement, mental health, and violence in Guyana and the Caribbean.

Dawn of a New Era in Guyana: LGBT Youth in Focus for IDAHOT 2015

By Schemel Patrick   Schemel Patrick is the Advocacy and Communications Officer at Guyana’s Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) The Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) joined the rest of the world in observing the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17 to bring attention to the discrimination and prejudice faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

The PPP’s theory of relativity as Einstein never imagined it

By Concerned Guyanese   Concerned Guyanese is a diverse group of young people and professionals, in Guyana and the diaspora, who have been steadily compiling information on the clear absence of a level playing field in Guyana As Guyanese go to the polls in three days, a recent report appeared in Kaieteur News (May 4, 2015), in which in an interview on Hard Talk, President Donald Ramotar defended his government against local and international accusations of corruption.