Sadness – but also hope

The Swedish elections are nearly over. A few districts’ votes have yet to be counted but since the last votes to come in are from the Swedish nationals living in foreign countries – a group which is majority upper-clas and right-wing – the results will likely remain the same: Sweden will now have a right-wingFortsätt läsa ”Sadness – but also hope”

This Pride Month, remember those who fought for your rights

It’s finally Pride Month! For those of us lucky enough to live in a place where we are allowed to openly be ourselves, this mean we’ll get to party, parade and celebrate. And that’s awesome. But we cannot forget all the millions of people worldwide who are still living under violent cishet oppression. So, soFortsätt läsa ”This Pride Month, remember those who fought for your rights”

17th January 2022: The Day of the Betty White challenge

Today is the day legendary actress and TV-personality Betty White would have turned 100 years old. Sadly, she passed away on New Year’s Eve 2021, at the age of 99 and still too soon. White’s television career spanned over eight decades and she was a pioneer in many ways. Among other, she was the firstFortsätt läsa ”17th January 2022: The Day of the Betty White challenge”

Human rights hero Desmond Tutu has passed away

It is greatly saddening to hear of the passing yesterday of former Archbishop Desmond Tutu. He was a lifelong champion for human rights and against all forms of bigotry. Most known for his fight against apartheid – for which he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize – he was also a proponent of women’s rightsFortsätt läsa ”Human rights hero Desmond Tutu has passed away”

Eco-Friday: some good news for the Earth

With all the pollution and global warming happening, it’s easy to loose hope and think that there is no point in fighting for the Earth anymore. But activism does give results if you don’t give up, as has been shown time and time again throughout history. On Wednesday, a historic climate victory happened in theFortsätt läsa ”Eco-Friday: some good news for the Earth”

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