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Leipzig: challenging vegan stereotypes

in Food/My Leipzig by
Public domain photo.

“Instead of confining us to a select few, often undeniably tasty, but sometimes just too stereotypically healthy plant-based cafes and restaurants, Leipzig allows vegetarians and vegans to partake in the consumption of fast food in the SAME PLACES as our meat-eating counterparts.”

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Polynesia and the accidental tattoo model

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"Under the Skin" - The people behind the archives at Grassi. Photo © Anne-Coralie Bonnaire

On her transition into adulthood, she lent a French Polynesian tattoo artist a piece of her skin for his art, and ended up part of the living archive at Leipzig’s Grassi Museum – connecting with her own history and others’ in ways she couldn’t have imagined.

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5 essentials for teaching English in Leipzig

in Jobs/Philosophies by
Andréanne Roy, former freelance teacher, now Director of Studies at inlingua. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

Many expats seek out the chance to teach English in Leipzig, but now it’s getting trickier. Andréanne Roy, inlingua’s Director of Studies, shares essential tips, links, and a checklist to make the trek a bit easier.

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Of cabbages and kinks: a candid talk

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Odi Et Amo organizers want to normalize fetish parties in Leipzig. LeipGlo talks to them about their efforts. (Photo: public domain)

LeipGlo caught up with the organizers of Odi Et Amo and talked about the challenges of having a kink in “polite society” and trying to normalize the scene in Leipzig.

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Bijoutefriends: how to spot and avoid them

in Philosophies/Society by
Bijoutefriends tend to falsely present themselves as having your best interests at heart, even as being selfless.

Their legacy tends to be, at best, an irritation and nasty mark that fade off after a bit, and at worst the loss of real friendships and lifelines.

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Smut Slam: intimate stories, kindred spirits

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Smut Slam allows people to share their intimate stories in a supportive, non-judgmental environment. (Photo: public domain)

“It was funny at times, sad at others, and overwhelmingly encouraging for us all to share our experiences as if we were all friends who haven’t met in a while.” Join in at the next Smut Slam in Leipzig, 11 April @ Noch Besser Leben.

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