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17 December 2016

Stories from 17 December 2016

What Are People Naming Their Kids in Mexico?


Did you know there are Mexicans named "Christmas Day" or "Yahoo" and that -- to make matters worse -- online bullying violates their privacy?

MujeresMundi Offers Spanish-Language Chronicles of Women's Roles Around the World

"Change is around the corner, even though we sometimes feel it's far away. The only way to bring change closer is to set our minds on it."

A Ceremony of Reconciliation in Colombia Shows How Peace is Made by People, not Treaties

"We want there to be peace and we're going to construct it. We're betting on the construction of peace. "

Masaki C. Matsumoto: English-Speaking, LGBT, Queer and Feminist in Japan

Masaki C. Matsumoto writes in both Japanese and English about LGBTQ+ issues in Japan. He was recently interviewed by Anime Feminist about the portrayal of LGBTQ in manga and anime.

Syrian Women Thank Russian Soldiers in New Sexy Calendar Funded by the Kremlin

RuNet Echo

Thanks to Kremlin grants, there's now a glossy calendar featuring a dozen beautiful Syrian women, posing beside flirty captions that praise Moscow’s armed intervention in the Middle East.

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