Stories about Education from October, 2023
As Taiwan is gearing for major elections in January 2024, Global Voices talked to scholar Jhang JhuCin about gender relations in Taiwan in politics and society at large.
Public transportation become a place where transphobic stares, harassment and threats of violence are rampant.
Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art also used by performers of different arts, including theater. Global Voices interviewed two experts at the crossroad of those two artistic traditions.
Here is a photo-essay showcasing Taiwan's 21st Gay Pride event in Taipei, also known as Asia's largest visibility event for the LGBTQ+ community, with about 170,000 participants this year.
Vanishing memory: Commemorative plaques to victims of Soviet era disappear in Russia amid war and new repressions
Plaques commemorating victims of Stalin’s repressions are being taken down in Russian cities. News about vanishing plaques comes amid almost weekly arrests of activists for anti-regime or anti-war stances.
‘Reggae Ambassador’ and founding member of legendary Jamaican band ‘Third World’, Michael ‘Ibo’ Cooper, passes away
Cooper was "a maestro on the keyboards and collaborative composer [who] helped to take Jamaican music to higher levels of sophisticated instrumentation, appreciated and loved the world over."
The map of Brazil is a drawing made by colonizers' hands. Artists have been adding new images to this cartography, which provoke questions about the development of Brazil.
Nubians grapple with the harmful impact of stereotyping in media, causing feelings of invisibility, exclusion, and self-censorship. This in turn marginalize them and obscure their cultural contributions and expression.
New history books and classes called "Important Conversation" are prompting the new nationalist propaganda discourse across schools in Russia.
For African literary criticism: Interview with the founder of francophone ‘African literary chronicles’
In 2021, the Goncourt Prize was awarded to a Senegalese author, Mohamed Mbougar Sarr. Does this, however, imply that Francophone African literatures are known and recognized at their true value?