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Differences between LGBT people

The most interesting lesson of ‪‎tolerance‬ ever

When two months ago an Italian volunteer came to our office, I was a little bit shocked and confused, to say the least. Shocked, because before seeing the person, I saw really fancy high-heels (that would be a perfect pair for a night club, rather than the office). Confused, because it was a… guy who was wearing them.

# A blaze of feminism

This week the conservative American radio show “The Morning Blaze”” triggered a twitter hashtag called #HowToSpotAFeminist to make fun of people believing in “the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes”. 1 Soon the social network was used to spread insulting and stereotypical images of feminists (commonly portrayed as unshaved, ugly and fat man-haters – hence the obvious essence of the evil in the world). The radio host “Doc Thompson” later claimed the hashtag was just intended to be a dating advice for one of his friends…

Healthy Mind in the Healthy Body

Today I want to talk about the changes in the understanding of the healthy lifestyle. Stereotypes which were established and developed by the fashion industry promote anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders between young girls and even boys. It's not news that the fashion business prefers skinny models in its ads; that some models are anorexic; and that woman who aren't skeletally thin end up with negative feelings about their bodies because of these ads. You can see the anorexic-looking models in all fashion magazines and mostly in all ads.  However, the stereotypes are changing nowadays.

THE TRIBE (2014): a perfect way to be shaken

The main purpose of cinema itself is to make us emotionally excited. We want to be provoked, to be touched or even shaken after a movie. I was so shaken during „The Tribe“ (2014, director M. Slaboshpitsky) that I even lost my consciousness.

Girls just wanna have fun...damental rights!

                          Head & Headphones required - 
On the occasion of the Bulgarian women’s month we have compiled our favourite enchanting and empowering songs written about and by women for you. Check ‘em out.




“Pretty Hurts” (2014)- Beyoncé  The lyricsdeal with the issues of ideal beauty imposed on women today and self-empowerment. The song and the video depict the effects society's high standards of beauty has, such as eating disorders. Although Beyoncé meets the standardized ideal of beauty herself the song is a critical comment on today’s society, where you can see women’s body’s at every corner, not noticing that they can mostly be considered as variations of one body used over and over again. link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXXQLa-5n5w

“Je veux” (2010)– ZAZCatchy French song spreading joie de vivre and a spark of anti-consumerism. link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tm88QAI8I5A

“Bad Romance: Women’s Suffrage”(2012) - by Soomo Learning Great Parody of Lady GaGas f…