No, these so-called isolated cases reveal a structure and one can see how our society is organised.
Everything revolves around the question: Do you belong in Germany or not? We are seen as migrants. It’s not like I stand there and say: “I am a migrant”. We are characterised as such. Thanks to the #MeTwo movement, a lot of us realised who we were. If we want to have a say, if we want to help shape things, then we need to be clear about where we stand, where we are going and on which issues we can make a difference.
For a long time the male gaze dominated the arts and it was up to men to turn women into heroes. But one hashtag was enough to shake up the role of women in Hollywood. more
Short news from Morocco. more
Even if we don’t mean to, our own well-established patterns of perception will make us discriminate. Behavioural economist Iris Bohnet has some solutions to this self-sabotage. more
In dealings with women in the cultural industry there was long a certain freedom granted to anyone who was rich or successful enough. more
Classical music was long the domain of white men. If opera singer Golda Schultz has her way, that's about to change. A conversation about prejudice on and off the stage. more