Archiv der Kategorie: In English

Eurovision Song Contest – My Vote

Here are the results of the Tapfer im Nirgendwo Jury: 12 points: Latvia 10 points: Israel 8 points: Denmark 7 points: Austria 6 points: Hungary 5 points: Ukraine 4 points: Poland 3 points: Sweden 2 points: United Kingdom 1 point: … Weiterlesen

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Arab Apartheid Day

Did you know, today is Arab Apartheid Day? It’s easy to remember, because every day is Arab Apartheid Day! There is only one country in the Middle East with cultural diversity: Israel. Only in Israel there are equal rights for … Weiterlesen

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Гомосексуальность это нормально!

In 2012 in St. Petersburg, Russia, two men were arrested for holding up a sign reading “Homosexuality Is Normal.” It marked the first arrests on the strength of the city’s new law against disseminating information on homosexuality. The Russian city … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter In English, Liberalismus | 179 Kommentare

Cameron loses parliamentary vote on Syria action

Is president Obama prepared to move ahead with a limited military strike on Syria? In the United Kingdom the parliament has rejected a possible military action against Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s government to deter the use of chemical weapons. The … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter In English, Politik | 45 Kommentare

Gay for Russia!

“No one forbids athletes with non-traditional sexual orientation to come to Sochi, but if they promote this on the road, they will be held accountable.” With these words the Russian sports minister Witalii Mutko makes clear what to expect when … Weiterlesen

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Jimmy says

What George W. Bush did not achieve, Barak Obama managed. Under Obama’s presidency the former president of the United States of America, Jimmy Carter, said: “America has no functioning democracy!” Wow! Congratulations Barak Obama and thank You Mr. 39th President! … Weiterlesen

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The conversion

“The conversion” A very short play for two actors by Gerd Buurmann A: I converted! B: To what? A: Black. B: Black? A: Black! B: But you’re not black. A: I am too! B: Obviously not! A: I’m a more … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter In English, Theater | 17 Kommentare

Gal aways

Dear Judith Butler, Dear Emma Thompson, Dear Caryl Churchill, you’re all well known for your support of BDS, a campaign in support of the cause for boycott, divestment and international sanctions against Israel. The campaign has reached a new level … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter In English | 6 Kommentare

The Betty White Match Game!

I love Betty White. I first remember her in the Match Game. A lot of wonderful years followed with The Mary Taylor Moore Show, The Golden Girls, Boston Legal and Malcolm in the Middle, to just name a few. But … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter In English | 13 Kommentare

Dear Russians, be gay!

It’s time for a lesbian and gay flash mob on the internet! A court in St. Petersburg has sent a summons to Madonna’s address in New York. In it she is confronted with the allegation of “gay propaganda” in Russia! … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter In English | 154 Kommentare