Latest posts by Ellie Weekes
"Those who criticise different bodies have no idea what [trans people] had to go through to have the body that we live in."
Realistically, how many survivors will receive treatment for their mental health?
"We aren't inherently vulnerable; it's the State that makes these populations vulnerable."
Helpline calls have increased by 60 percent since mandatory quarantine began on March 20.
The Spanish political party Vox is demanding the right to prevent their children from being educated about feminism, equality or sexual diversity.
The cancellation of Argentinian reggaeton singer Romina Bernardo by Black French activists open the door to discussions about appropriation that had so far had little space online.
Idrissa Diallo died in policy custody in Barcelona. Today, the city is mobilising to pay tribute to his life and asking for his name to be given to a square.
Hurricanes go, but in Camagüey the victims stay. Irma was the final blow after the tornado that battered them on 29 August 2017.
"It's important to remember that during Cervantes' time in position, impunity in cases of attacks against #FreedomOfExpression was constant"
Thousands of farmers have been marching for over a month, demanding a government response to the crisis threatening to destroy family farming as a viable economic model.
"...I'm sorry to disappoint you, but this is happening in this country, my country, to those who aren't like us... It is racism."
"Lots of people have found their voices represented in my drawings, and this motivates me to keep speaking for them."
"Who is to blame for the fire, according to Twitter: foreigners, the Mapuche people, ISIS, Pinochet, the State, businesses, the USA."
"[The] video is also about the way in which Argentinian women have used their beauty to look towards the future as well as to remember the past."
In the Dominican Republic, a group called The Little Man (El Hombrecito) is offering a new way of experiencing the arts by combining music, poetry and visual arts.
"Throughout our journey we have learned that music is the greatest tool for healing broken countries, cultures and hearts."
Marriage Equality Is Now Accepted by Colombia's Constitutional Court, but Still Not by All Colombians
"I respect other people's beliefs. You need to learn to respect those who think differently. Do you pray with that kind of language?"
"It's not fair how they are walking all over us", claim the people from Xochicuautla. "They are destroying my house, my home, my livelihood, without so much as a warning."
Every year, an average of 100 people suffer an acid attack in Colombia, where recently a law was passed to tough sentences and take judicial benefits away from the perpetrators.
"...I thought it was the best way that people could defend themselves, by being on the strong side rather than the weak one."
The group Coding Rights says sexting can be a “pleasurable resistance to misogyny, conservatism, and heteronormavity,” but it's also seeking ways to protect people from forms of violence.