“Here we go again!” We participate in the Pride protest on 13/5

For us, pride marches are marches commemorating the Stonewall uprisings, as well as all the struggles and assertions for the liberation of our desires, genders and sexualities. Liberation from oppressive normative systems, from patriarchy and capitalism which violently dominate and commodify our lives, putting them intο boxes for the sole purpose of profiting from pink money. It is a way to collectively claim public... Continue Reading

[Event] Beyond Gay: The politics of pride

We invite everyone to join our screening of the documentary “Beyond Gay: the Politics of Pride” on the 9th of May at Social Space Kaymakκιν, in Kaymakli, at 19:00. Following the screening, there will be presentations from members of antifa λευkoşa, Dayanışma, Queer Cyprus and Syspirosi Atakton on LGBTQI+ activism and pride experiences in Cyprus, continued with open discussion. The documentary follows... Continue Reading

Yes, It Was Rape — Protest at noon outside the Supreme Court on 18/07/2016

In the 14th of July, after two appeals regarding the rape of a 50 year old woman, the judges decided that the punish­ment given by a lower court was too severe for the perpe­trators' action, and reduced their sentences. Through creative additions and subtractions they con­cluded that rape can be measured with ac­counting tricks and the sentences can vary based on the origin of... Continue Reading

ON THE INTERVENTION AGAINST FORTRESS EUROPE’S MARITIME SECURITY STRATEGY

In an era when the waves of refugees and migrants are increasing due to neo-colonial politics and relentless bombings of the West, authoritarian and totalitarian regimes, religious fundamentalism and gruesome terrorism, extreme poverty and brutal exploitation, climate change, land grabbing and environmental destruction, we cannot remain indifferent. We have become daily witnesses of the struggle of our fellow people (mainly from Middle East, Africa... Continue Reading