Gender Equality

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The meaning behind LGBT+ terms

A guide to need-to-know LGBT-related terms and the meanings behind them.

17 Jul, 2020

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‘X也’and ‘Ta’: The gradual rise of gender-neutral pronouns in Chinese

We talk to transgender advocates about the evolution of non-binary pronouns in mainland China and Hong Kong.

10 Jul, 2020

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The Siddi: An African tribe’s story of slavery, racial oppression and hope in India

Originally from Africa, the Siddi tribe is gradually finding a foothold in India after more than a millennium of exclusion and racial stigma.

23 Jun, 2020

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Mark your calendar: 4 virtual pride events to support this summer

As LGBT+ Pride Month marks its 50th anniversary this year, many events are taking celebrations online due to coronavirus restrictions.

19 Jun, 2020

South Korea's MeToo Movement. Credit: RaDragon on Unsplash.
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The stories behind modern women’s rights movements across the world

From Chile to the US, India and South Korea, women’s calls for safety and equality are taking different forms around the world.

10 Jun, 2020

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#KuToo: Japanese women are saying no to high heels – here’s why

Yumi Ishikawa, founder of Japan’s KuToo movement, is working to ban compulsory high heels and slut-shaming

25 May, 2020

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5 meaningful projects to support virtually this summer

If you have an extra hour while physical-distancing or simply want to take your mind off the new coronavirus, check out these few documentaries, initiatives and books.

13 May, 2020

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What it’s like to be “gay and grey” in Hong Kong

Rejected by society and the mainstream LGBT+ scene, many of Hong Kong’s older gay men face a life of solitude and prejudice in their twilight years.

29 Apr, 2020

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World of Change: Breast cancer rowers, solar engineers, and underwater experiments

Explore social projects around the globe, from a dragon boat team formed by breast cancer survivors to a school training women to be solar engineers.

1 Apr, 2020

Disney Takes Full Control Of Hulu As War On Netflix Heats Up
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Live and Learn: Culture news for April 2020

A selection of thought-provoking documentaries, books and podcasts from the Ariana team.

1 Apr, 2020

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