Diversity Pays Off

Today is the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia. Unfortunately, that is still necessary.

In Britain, according to Stonewall “nearly one in five lesbian and gay people, almost 350,000 employees in Britain, have experienced bullying from their colleagues because of their sexual orientation.” Other numbers coming from Australia say that 52.8% of the participants of the servey “have been the subject of harassment or discrimination in their current employment. ” Now these’s are definitely not the most homophobic countries in the world which means we have a problem here. Continue reading

All Those Immigrants Everywhere

You know how people always complain that there are too many immigrants? Next time you can just tell them that their perception is actually fooling them.

The New York Times recently titled “Perceptions of Migration Clash With Reality”. The article analyzes the recent World Migration Report published by the International Organization for Migration and finds that “citizens estimate that there are as many as three times the number of immigrants living there than is actually the case.” The difference in perception is especially high in the USA, Canada, Italy and Britain. Continue reading

Cinema, Migrants and Integration

It is hard to keep up with all the amazing festivals happening in Buenos Aires. Next up: Cinemigrante – Festival International de Cine. It is right now and it is for free!

Cinemigrante is however much more than a film festival, it covers different levels of education and art on Human Rights and Migration topics. Its main objective is Continue reading