In recent months, covering such protests has become increasingly fraught with danger as police respond with overbearing force, intimidating, corralling, and harassing protesters.
“This is a hard job for relationships. It’s a marriage killer and you’ve got to be comfortable being alone.”
“Venezuela is going through an extremely difficult economic crisis, a crisis that this country has never seen it before”, says Venezuela’s former diplomat and human rights advocator Luisa Kislinger from Caracas.
“The postal survey whilst ridiculously fragile and non-binding, provided an opportunity for change, which the community embraced wonderfully”, affirms Rachel Aitken, an LGBTQIA activist studying in Sydney.
Sarah Scoles discusses Making Contact, her new book about the astronomer Jill Tarter and the struggles she faced while trying to answer one question: “Are we alone in the universe?”
“I love this place. I feel like I can be myself here. And by that I mean, not only being immigrant, being an out lesbian, and just being me—especially in Brooklyn, New York”, says author Nicole Dennis Benn.