Category LGBTQ+

Interrogating Queer Identity: The Use of Art as Resistance and Stories from the Margins

by Colin Gill In this moment in history we are witnessing several ultra-right movements across the globe. The most recent example of this is the election of president Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil. Bolsonaro has been speaking out and actively working against indigenous land sovereignty, making racist claims against Afro-Brazilians, hindering LGBTQ+ rights, and is willing […]

From the Field: Havana, Cuba

by Evie Browne In the annual International Worker’s Day (Primero de Mayo) march past the Jose Martí statue in the centre of Havana’s Plaza de la Revolucion, the traditional signs and slogans of the Cuban Revolution were present, with added acknowledgements and recognition of Fidel. I took part in this year’s march as I am […]

The Economist’s Pride

by Enia Dellepiane Hong Kong, London, New York – The objective of The Economist’s March 3rd event, ‘Pride and Prejudice: The business case for LGBT diversity and inclusion,’ was clear and self-explanatory.  Representatives of major global businesses and development institutions gathered to raise awareness, analyse, and (ideally) commit to LGBT inclusiveness. Over a 24-hour period, […]