Activism

Activism

Daniela Mercury in UN campaign for LGBT equality (NSFW)

Axé Music Queen Daniela Mercury and her wife, journalist Malu Verçosa Mercury, have been chosen as the Brazilian faces of Free…
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16 empowering photos of Brazil’s 1st Black Women’s March

Brazil’s Black Consciousness Week 2015 kicked off Monday, and it was preceded by a grim statistic: a report (pdf) showed…
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OSGEMEOS in Belarus: Embassy, orphanage get makeovers (video + photos)

Can’t stop, won’t stop. Shortly after completing a month-long residency on Times Square’s billboards, OSGEMEOS re-emerged in Belarus last week.…
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Watch three Brazilian parathletes knock out ableism

Advertising agency Ogilvy Brasil created a Rio 2016 campaign that challenges ableist concepts in a surprisingly positive way. The video…
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Mamaço no Espaço photo campaign boosts public breastfeeding (NSFW)

Most Brazilian women breastfeed (96.4%, according to WHO figures), but doing it in public is still taboo. Brasília photographers Irmina…
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Movements Project explores visual landscapes of protest

André de Castro, a Brooklyn-based Brazilian designer, started to connect with protesters in Brazil, the U.S., Greece and Turkey in…
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Helping Rio’s favela residents tell their own stories

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Amnesty: Rio needs to tame ‘trigger-happy’ military police

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Tropicália icons Gil, Veloso in Israel-Palestine flashpoint

Brazilian superstar Gilberto Gil has performed in Israel several times. Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activists urged him to cancel…

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