Bumboclaat

Bumboclaat

Honest, youthful perspectives on Jamaican culture, society, and lifestyle.

  Emotionally unstable, hormonal, aggressive and ‘bitchy’ are just a few of the bumboclaat words that are sometimes hurled at women in leadership roles. In a 21st century world, there is still the stigma that women should be...

With Jamaica’s large Christianity base, most of our expectations of women are formulated from the role women played in the BC Era. Men see us as a form of currency and the bearers of their legacy. This has created...

As you should be made aware, dis yah bumboclaat COVID-19 pandemic have the worl’ a move well shaky. All sectors, from tourism down to the little corner shop have all been diversely affected. For some businesses more than others,...

The females chased him down, bound his hands and put a plastic bag over his head…Actual self-defence... cool but mi nuh support dah violence deh a bumboclaat...

Too often we see men bottle up their feelings all because of the belief that they are not to talk out their feelings as they will lose face and such behaviour is 'feminine.' If you should zoom in the...

So you may say to yourself, ‘man a  man, who sey a mus express myself? It is not as easy as you all make it seem. Oftentimes, the emasculation and ridicule are real, so why take the advice to...

Seeking therapy for mental issues is normal and healthy. But……. only for females. If a man should seek support because of issues relating to mental health, he is considered weak or feminine. Because of social stigma, if men portray...

Problems left unattended, have a habit of becoming a crisis  - Unknown   Hi everyone, welcome to another bumboclaat blog post. My campaign is about anxiety and depression in the workplace among high school teachers. The overall outcome of the campaign has...

Many a time we witness how men bottle- up their emotions and allow them to manifest unfavourably. To their detriment and others, their frustration is displayed through....

Dear Men, Recently, there have been several campaigns arising (again) in Jamaican society focused on trying to stop the violence against women, sparked by the tragic passing of Khanice Jackson. It's heart-wrenching how unprotected our women are against violent crimes...

TALKS WITH TESS

“Black women are made out of brown sugar, cocoa, honey and gold. And the strength of ten thousand moons”. ~ Unknown We have to accept...