Organisers of LGBTQ+ film festival in Russia: “We were a little naïve about the backlash that was going to happen!”
Estonian Rainbow Heroes of Culture, Gulya Sultanova and Manny de Guerre, who ran the LGBTQ+ film festival Side by Side in Russia, compare working in an atmosphere of bomb threats, intimidation and self-censorship to working to promote human rights in Russia in Estonia, where they run Q-Space, LGBTQ+ cultural program mainly aimed at the Russian-speaking community.
Humanitarian Aws Jubair: Attacks against LGBTQ+ people have increased in Turkey
Aws Jubair, a refugee and LGBTQ+ activist, talks about the work of the Aman Project, which assists LGBTQ+ refugees in Turkey.
Anti-war activist Lölja Nordic: Russian people who stand against the war risk everything they have
Some activists have had to leave Russia because they have been prosecuted for activism and have not had the opportunity to hide somewhere in Russia.
Do wars have a sexual orientation? On the Russian invasion, LGBTQ rights and civil society resistance in Ukraine
War often perpetuates traditional norms and stereotypes. What is the current situation in Ukraine for those who do not fit in?
How to keep an activist healthy?
Spending time together in nature helped us to break out of everyday life and that in a safe atmosphere with people who share similar values.
If we do not take care of ourselves, we cannot stand up for others
Annija Sprīvule and Anete Biteniece are educators and activists from Latvia who want to remind activists about the importance of self-care.
Tallinn Feminist Forum is looking for volunteers
Tallinn Feminist Forum (TAFF) is for whisper translators, home accommodation providers, pop-up cafe manager, transport providers and marketing assistants.
Call for contributions: Tallinn Feminist Forum 2019 program
On 2 November, 2019, we are organizing a community event - Tallinn Feminist Forum (TAFF). Would you, your organization or informal group like to contribute to the program? Leave your proposal until August 8.