I guess there is nothing else to add. This short film acts as a campaign against homophobia, against discrimination of homosexuals and, above all, against bulling actions towards homosexual teens, showing an upside-down world where heterosexuals are the ones being persecuted. The 2o-minute long movi, directed and created by K.Rocco Shields, hasnwon several prizes and poses… Read More The World Upside-Down: a Short Film about Weirdo Heteros and Normal Gays
The mass death sentence handed down to 529 members of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt a few days ago has sparked predictable outrage among the international community, with much of the western world and the UN condemning it as a blatant violation of international law and of human rights. The mass death sentence handed down,… Read More The Egyptian Mass Death Sentence: When Terrorism Becomes a Catch All
Apparently there is a strict gender policy also to serve lunch nowadays. Being sexy and ‘provocative’ can lead you to dangerous and unconformable situations, such as sexual harassment and rape, as it has been pointed out many times by men and political leaders, but also ,ironically, by courageous women (the latest ‘ironic’ campaign was carried… Read More No Room for “Blondies” at the Nuclear Security Summit
This month, members of the Mozambique National Assembly will deliberate on proposed recommendations to the new Criminal Code of the country. The new bill almost sounds like it could be a plot twist from a satirical dystopian novel: it allows rapists to escape prosecution by marrying their victims.
It’s been almost four years now since the conflict in Syria has begun….a never-ending popular rebellion, which started from the Arab Spring and quickly deteriorated to a bloody civil war. The massacre in Syria was labelled as the biggest humanitarian crisis of the 21st century, but it’s hard sometimes to actually realize it and really… Read More Start the Day with a Recap on the Biggest Humanitarian Crisis of the 21st Century
The protests in Venezuela against the government of Nicolas Maduro, Hugo Chávez’s successor, began on February 2 with the protest of a Cuban baseball team on Margarita Island. In the following days, college students began demanding for greater security. The protests began in the state of Táchira, but then extended to the rest of the… Read More What is Happening in Venezuela?
I know I might be judged for what I am going to write, but that is the consequence that comes with expressing ones ideas and feelings. The Palestinian-Israeli conflict has been a thorn in the international plains’ side. Those are the words that we usually hear when speaking about this conflict, or adjectives like the… Read More Israel-Palestine: Has the World Forgotten about a One-State Solution?