Jenaya and Cassie are share their love story with the world through their Instagram page Lesgothere. Their hope is to create a safe space for all LGBTQ Bermudians to be themselves. They love traveling, exploring and a good glass of whiskey.
1. What is your favourite Bermudian tradition?
Cassie: I love following the Gombeys every Boxing Day! I have a standing date with my best friend and I drag Jenaya along. I pretty much have to be dragged home at the end of the night because I won’t leave.
2. Where is the best place for a fish sandwich?
We both are obsessed with LITT. They have the best fish on the island and their homemade hot sauce is the bomb. They didn’t have any peppers on island to make it for a few months and we could have cried… it’s that good.
3. How are you celebrating Bermuda Pride 2019?
We are going to the parade! We have some friends going so we might get together beforehand and have breakfast, but we are so excited to see the community come together in the name of love.
4. What was your first job ever?
Jenaya: Technically packing groceries at Harrington Hundreds, but the first job I had was at Calypso!
Cassie: My first job was washing hair at Bersalon at the old Elbow Hotel. I eventually upgraded to answering phones and making appointments.
5. What’s your favourite thing to do on Sunday?
We secretly love a rainy Sunday. It’s a perfect excuse to curl up on the couch and watch a Law and Order marathon without feeling guilty.
6. Do you ever get island fever?
All the time! We love traveling and exploring new cultures. We are always looking for our next adventure. Traveling helps remind us how incredibly beautiful Bermuda is. There is nothing better than that view of the island from the clouds.
7. What is your biggest phobia or fear?
Jenaya: My mom, no matter how old I am I wouldn’t dream of talking back.
Cassie: Everything, I am somewhat of a worrywart.
8. What is your guilty pleasure?
Jenaya is obsessed with sneakers. She literally has more sneakers than anyone should ever have in their life.
9. What’s the biggest obstacle you’ve overcome?
Jenaya: When I injured my knee before the Olympics. I was devastated that I wasn’t going to be able to give my best performance, but I rehabbed it and was still able to play!
10. Who was your favourite teacher as a child?
Jenaya: Mrs. Allen at Harrington Sound.
Cassie: Mrs. Machado at Mount Saint Agnes.