The closet and the digital

(Featured image: Beatriz Varella) We are living in a moment where advances in human rights always seem to go hand in hand with conservative setbacks in response to the space won by social movements as “voices heard.” On the issue of LGBTI rights, this is not different. Just like women …

The Pussyhat Movement – a Very Analogue, and a Very Digital Movement

Imagine using knitting needles and yarn and a shared song to manifest women’s rights… The “Pussyhat” movement started in the US in late November last year, in response to Donald Trump’s infamous statement “Grab them by the pussy” during the election campaign. During the Women’s March – a protest demonstration …

Development, Digital Advocacy & Animal Welfare.

— “Auschwitz begins wherever someone looks at a slaughterhouse and thinks: they’re only animals.”  ― Theodor W. Adorno — If you have worked in a developing country before, one of the first things you will undoubtedly become aware of are the living standards of the people in that country as well as the …

The International Women’s day 2017: a global day of resistance in many ways

Part 3 of 4. The International Women’s day 2017 was according to the The Guardian, “one of the most highly charged and political International Women’s Days in living memory”[1]. Although a massive strike of women from paid-labour did not took place, as the organizers had promoted, there where some smaller …