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With friends like these

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Graduation, Veneto style: The insults in the papiro are sometimes biting, the secrets divulged are intentionally embarrassing, but I will admit that watching left me feeling a bit jealous.

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When the queer and refugee struggles meet

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Homo-, inter- and transphobia have poisoned our communities through deeply digging its trenches into structures and institutions. Our response to this cannot be narrow-minded and racialized, but has to be a thorough and bold stance against discrimination as a whole. "When queer and refugee issues meet" (http://leipglo.com)

Prejudice against queer communities is not installed in certain cultures and foreign to others, but a global power structure.

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Hipsteritis: Symptoms checklist

in Philosophies/Society by

Are you a hipster, too? Read this to find out.

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Pride, CSD and Stonewall

in Society by

This time people did not cower. This time people fought back. Drag Queens refused to get in the paddy wagon.

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Finding Africa outside Brazil

in Society by
I'd grown up in Brazil in the 1990s knowing nothing about Africa except for the tragic images shown on TV, or cultural stereotypes. It took moving away from Brazil for me to get to know a different Africa, although Brazilian politicians like to capitalize on bonds between Brazil and the continent, and there being a large Afro-descendant population in Brazil. http://leipglo.com

They’d show us Africa as a hopeless place, and as a distant place.

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Will we ever reach the stars?

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“The idea that we are incapable of reaching beyond the solar system allows me to sleep at night.”

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