[6 Nov 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
FH GLF masthead final

Have you ever shared a naked picture?
Do we do that in Sri Lanka?
Must be only in Colombo, no?
Join Grassrooted as we perform V Day – වලාකුළෙන්  மேகத்திலிருந்து, (From The Cloud) where we explore the motivations and angst around cyber exploitation and violence. Listen to parents, educators, perpetrators and victims, and also those on the outside looking in who are trying to make sense of this phenomena that our young people, and some not so young, …

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[20 Nov 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
His mom helped Iphis pray to Isis and she is transformed to the gender she always felt herself to be.

රටක නීතිය, එම රටෙහි සියලු වාසීන්ට එක හා සමානව සැලකිය යුතු බව කවුරුත් දන්නා කරුණකි. නමුත්, එම නීතියම ඇතැම් පුද්ගල කොට්ඨාශයන් අපරාධ කරුවන් ලෙස බව දන්නේ අතලොස්සකි. පුද්ගලයන්ගේ  ලිංගික දිශානතිය හා ස්ත්‍රී පුරුෂ සමාජභාවය මත සිදුවන කොන් කිරීම නිසා ඔවුන්ට  සෞඛ්‍යය සේවා ලබා ගැනීමට මෙන්ම රැකියාවක් හෝ නිවාසයක් ලබා ගැනීමට කෙතරම් අපහසු දැයි බොහෝ දෙන දන්නේ නැත.  මානව හිමිකම් විශ්වීය දායාදයක් වන අතර මෙලොව කුමන  මුල්ලක ඉපදුනද ඔවුන්ට එම මානව හිමිකම් කිසිදුවෙනස් කමකින් තොරව භුක්ති …

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[20 Oct 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]
Phone as hand

“Boys give love to get sex. Girls give sex to get love.”
She was just seventeen. And yet, you will not find a more phlegmatic insight. The patriarchal strictures within which we operate are understood. Women and girls know their place. They learn early that they haven’t been invited to the party. Their role is to either entertain, or clean up after us men. If they enjoy this, then it’s merely a happy side effect. We …

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[25 Sep 2015 | No Comment | Posted by ]

I was 17 when I became pregnant, the sex wasn’t consensual. Nothing in life will prepare you for the panic that will come over you when you see two lines that come up on a piece of paper soaked in your own urine. You’re always in denial when it comes to the first positive pregnancy test and after you have peed on six more pieces of paper the awful reality hits you, and it hits …