Community Care: Donation drive for St Vincent and the Grenadines volcano victims

SHE Barbados is currently collecting the following items to send to SVG in support of people who continue to be severely displaced and affected by the ongoing volcanic eruptions: – Menstrual products (pads, tampons, menstural cups)– Toiletries (soap, toilet paper, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo)– Packaging (large ziplock bags and medium sized boxes)– N95 masks– BottledContinue reading “Community Care: Donation drive for St Vincent and the Grenadines volcano victims”

Commemorating Womxn’s History Month

This International Womxn’s Month, we celebrate and acknowledge the amazing womxn who have been working to create change for our community✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽 In this commemoration, we think specifically about the ways in which lesbian, bisexual, queer, trans and nonbinary womxn are particularly marginalised yet invisible in some feminist spaces. We hold this space to honour thisContinue reading “Commemorating Womxn’s History Month”

LGBTQ is Not a Blood Type

In Barbados, there is the widespread cultural belief that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people (particularly men who have sex with men [MSM] and trans women) are not permitted to donate blood. There is in fact, no legislation on this matter, but homophobia and transphobia, along with the absence of a clear governmentalContinue reading “LGBTQ is Not a Blood Type”

Breast Cancer Awareness and New Free Clinics

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is estimated that 1 in 8 women will battle breast cancer in their lifetime. LBQ women and Trans men are often at higher risk and have a lower rate of screening. To combat this and other issues facing our community SHE Barbados with the help of MADRE willContinue reading “Breast Cancer Awareness and New Free Clinics”