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Homophobia: a Crime against Love

Today, the 17th of May, is the International Day Against Homophobia.  What is Homophobia? Homophobia is a word invented by psychologist George Weinberg to define the unjustified and irrational fear, the intolerance and the hate for homosexual, bisexual and transgender people. It shows feelings, thoughts, prejudice and behaviours that could be changed in abuses and […]

Vandana Shiva – Portrait

Vandana Shiva, is born in Dehradun, India in 1952 she’s well-known as a physicist and a strong advocate for the environment. She is the founder and director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy. She is also one of the leaders and board members of the International Forum on Globalization. Portrait […]

Mother Earth Day 2022 in Thessaloniki – Cleaning Activity in “Axios Delta”

On 22 April, people unite to celebrate International Mother Earth Day. It is a common celebration for humans, other living species and the planet we live on together. The day is to focus on creating a cleaner world.  For Mother Earth Day, our volunteers organized the cleaning activity at “Axios Delta” in Kalochori. Last weekend […]

Solidarity Stories | Special Episode: We Are All Involved

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Solidarity Stories | Special Episode: We Are All Involved
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On 24th of February, history, with its merciless violence, opened the door to war in Europe. I cannot pretend not to see what is happening. I cannot pretend not to hear. But I’m afraid to take a stand because I’m afraid not to understand the reality. I’m afraid to take a stand from my privileged […]

Marie Curie – Portrait

Marie Curie, born Maria Salomea Skłodowska, was born in Poland, November 7, 1867 in Varsovie. She grew up under the Russian occupation. Her father was a mathematics teacher and her mother a school teacher. She was a Polish and naturalized French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman […]

Why are you such a feminist?

I was having a conversation about women’s rights with three other people. They were girls, and one of them (the annoying one) suddenly asked me “Giovanni, why are you such a feminist?” This question surprised me, I never thought of myself as a feminist and in that occasion, I couldn’t find the right words or […]

A walk for peace

We believe in peace . We believe in love. We believe that everything can be solved with dialogue.We firmly stand with the victims of the war. Every war. For this reason, Balkan Hotspot decided to start a solidarity campaign. On February 26 we held, along with our partner organizations, a Walk for Peace. All our […]