Bottom-up activism, clerical intolerance and searching for hope: an interview with LGBTQ+ Diaspora Cypriots

VIDEO Two years after a Parikiaki survey revealed that less than half of LGBTQ+ Cypriots in the UK had come out to their family, Politika News sat down (virtually) with the diaspora's LGBTQ+ group to talk about the homophobia and transphobia that persist in the community today. Religious dogma, bottom-up activism, the role of social … Continue reading Bottom-up activism, clerical intolerance and searching for hope: an interview with LGBTQ+ Diaspora Cypriots

Cyprus, Turkey and Greece: the EU’s biggest headache

OPINION At the height of the Classical Era, the Mediterranean Sea was dubbed a ‘Greek lake’, as the mighty Greek naval vessels roamed the valuable commercial routes of the known world back then. Testament to this are the numerous Greek colonies-cities dotted on the Mediterranean shores, which eventually grew to become Europe’s most important port … Continue reading Cyprus, Turkey and Greece: the EU’s biggest headache