By Zoë van Duijn Last year when I visited South Africa for the first time I fell in love with … More
By Martine Mussies In the mirror, I hardly recognize myself. The yellow sponge is black from the makeup, it looks … More
As a child, race and ethnicity were issues far removed from my mind. It wasn’t until my teen years that I realized that having a white mother and a black father meant that I was right at the center of two different spheres racially, and because of their different cultural backgrounds, also ethnically. The older I got, the more I realized that the importance of race was more prominent than what I’d initially thought.
By Daniel Rodríguez Claveli In Venezuela, as in many other countries of South America, the fight for the civil rights … More
From vast landscapes of snow and ice to the bustling cities of Toronto and Montreal, Canada is often celebrated as a land of peace, tolerance, and respect for diversity. However, in 2004, Amnesty International accused Canada of endangering Indigenous women, putting them at continuous risk of abduction, sexual abuse and lethal violence. This is due largely to systemic racism. Add sexism to the equation and you can see that Canada has failed in protecting Indigenous women and girls.
SPN (Stichting Polyamorie Nederland) is a foundation that provides resources and support for people in the practice of, or desire for, intimate relationships with more than one partner, with the knowledge of all partners. The work aims simultaneously to create more social acceptance in society for polyamory and to fight for better laws that don’t discriminate relationships that are different than the monogamous standard. People who identify as polyamorous reject the view that sexual and relational exclusivity are necessary for deep, committed, long-term loving relationships.
What do you find important in a potential long-term partner? When asking this question to heterosexuals, psychologists of mating keep finding that women put higher value on a partner’s financial situation than men. Yet, the explanations on why this is the case differ strongly.