“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.
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.
“This was never about rowing, it has always been about the power of the human spirit, and that was clear from day one”, says Sara Moshman, director of Losing Sight of Shore.
“It’s very difficult to explain that, in our communities, we are considered as people but when we go out, society looks at us as non-persons, as low class people without any rights”.
“Museums have largely been directed by and run by males and their interest has not been focused on what has been going on in women’s lives”