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 […]
Ukraine. In a temporary shelter for children who are waiting to go back to their family or to be brought to an orphanage, we follow the stories of a few of these kids and their personal events.They live in a building that is only a place of passage, they are not supposed to stay there […]
Maya Angelou was born as Marguerite Annie Johnson on April 4, 1928 in St. Louis Missouri and died in 2014. She was the second child of Bailey Johnson, navy dietitian and a doorman and Vivian Baxter Johnson, a nurse and car dealer. Dr Maya Angelou was a civil rights activist, a memoirist, a poet, a […]
Here’s a challenge for you: keep track of how many times you hear someone encouraging a child to embrace Art as a future career. When it comes to Arts, in fact, there’s always a lot of social pressure on people willing to pursue it as a career. Italians, for instance, have a saying that goes like: “impara l’arte e mettila da parte” (lit. “learn art and put it aside”), and this isn’t very motivating… Our guest today is Mario D’Avino, doctor, psychotherapist, and theatre director. He’s the living proof that we can embrace more than one passion at a time and make a career out of it. With him, we discussed Art in school, the benefits of artistic self-expression, and how COVID-19 affected artists.
Today is the day to take stock of the development of Social Media and the effects that their enhancements bring in our lives. Can we still consider Social Media only as entertaining platforms? Indeed, we can use them to connect with people, from a direct friend request to dating or applying for a job, but what Facebook, Instagram & co. are showing us is that virtual connections hide the same dangers as real life.
Join Sara and Chiara in this extensive discussion on the topic!
Under the starry sky we had last night, we recorded this episode with a special guest and friend: Silvana from Portugal. We discussed the reasons that stand behind the horoscope and what makes many of us still believe in the zodiac signs.
Reading the horoscope is something that many people still do: is this just superstition or we are fascinated by what the stars have to say to us?
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This episode is dedicated to beauty. We are aware that the trap of stereotypes is always around the corner, and that it affects both women and men. But we believe that exists a way to experience beauty in a more confident way. We invited Carolina, a volunteer from Colombia, to discuss the issue together.
In this episode, we are going to discuss Violence Against Women and the role men cover in it. As women, this is an issue we frequently debate amongst us, but what do guys think about it? We invited two USB volunteers and colleagues, Àlex and Johann, to let us know their perspectives and impressions.