Safe sex and stigma in Thessaloniki

“The sexual urge is the most violent of our desires: the desire of all our desires” Arthur Schopenhauer The habits and traditions of a certain society regarding sexuality and its expression are an essential part of it. Over the course of history, the perception of them changed significantly. The so-called “sexual revolution” that started in […]

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The influence of the Greek Orthodox Church

Orthodox Christianity is the prevailing religion in Greece. The religion and the state are formally divided, as claimed in the constitution. Nevertheless, around 90% of the Greek population identifies as an Orthodox Christian. Because of it, religion is still a fundamental pillar of the Hellenic nation. Some history With the term “Greek Orthodox Church” we […]

Prostitution in Greece

“It is fitting for me to be in love, but your time is long gone.” Corianno by Pherecrates, ancient Greek poet The legal state of the sex-related professions has been quite a controversial topic in the last decades.Some consider such a profession as an objectification of women’s body, therefore as something to ban. Others see […]

World Environment Day 2020 in Thessaloniki: Cleaning the City Center and Perea Beach

Thessaloniki is a lively, bustling city. Its centuries of history created a great crossroad of cultures and identities. Nowadays it is mainly the students of its universities who keep its spark alive, especially when it comes to the nightlife. Unfortunately, all of this comes with a price. A simple walk through the streets of the […]

Photo contest

During the quarantine we decided to organize a photo contest called “Inside hours” to express and share our feelings through photography. As we can see with the photos of our participants, introspection can create an interesting artistic power. You can vote with a like on our facebook page to select the best pictures which will […]

My (…) quarantine!

An interactive photo-project by Michela Sartini During these dark times, some people’s voices might easily disappear. “My (…) Quarantine!” photo-projects aims to give a voice to that person, especially women*, transgender, non-binary, who might find in dangerous situations all over Europe. In order to express their feelings, and in general to understand what they’re going […]