Babyteeth, a travel through intimacy and emotions

A fight against diseases, family troubles, drug addiction, tears, mental illnesses but also pure love, youthness, joyness, lightheartedness… Babyteeth is the new movie of the australian director Shannon Murphy, presented at the last “Mostra Internazionale dell’Arte Cinematografica di Venezia”. A troubled love story The plot is a teenager love story between Milla, a young girl […]

Prostitution in Greece

“It is fitting for me to be in love, but your time is long gone.” Corianno by Pherecrates, ancient Greek poet The legal state of the sex-related professions has been quite a controversial topic in the last decades.Some consider such a profession as an objectification of women’s body, therefore as something to ban. Others see […]

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Cultural Appropriation: My culture is not a costume

What does the term “cultural appropriation” mean? Cultural appropriation refers to the use of a cultural element of a group dominated by a different, dominant group. The dominant culture takes symbols from other cultures, appropriates them, neglects their original cultures. It generally uses them without permission or knowledge and often for profit. The term “cultural […]

June is (Global) Pride Month, even during a Pandemic

From social injustice comes dissatisfaction, and from dissatisfaction comes popular demand. Popular demand, then, can lead to uprisings.  We can detect this simple reasoning among the riots that we are reading about nowadays. After the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the Afro-American community is now rising to gain equality within the US society. Black […]

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Women who fight: Zapatismo and the Anti-Capitalist Post-Patriarchal Rift

The uprising of the Zapatista National Liberation Army in Mexico calls us to look inside the struggle of the Zapatistas and the networks woven against the violence of the racist, patriarchal capitalist system. The Zapatista movement in Mexico The Zapatista Army of National Liberation has a pre-colonial structure, communal and collective. People from the Zapatista […]

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Pride Month Going Online: A Good Recipe For Hate Speech?

It’s been half a century since the modern LGBTQ rights movement was born, so this year brings the need for a particularly special celebration. The global pandemic has decided otherwise. This pride month will definitely stay in our memories as an extraordinary one, whether for positive or negative reasons.  An Increasing Vulnerability It is indeed […]