Silvie Vale

Silvie Vale

Passionate about LGBT issues and human rights, Silvie Vale has recently graduated in Development and International Relations from Aalborg University, Denmark. She is specialized in Global Gender Studies and is particularly interested in creating awareness about matters of social justice. She loves travelling, researching and learning new things.
    • Wind of Change – Scorpions

      Wind of Change is one of the biggest hit singles of all times, and certainly one of the greatest songs from the German band Scorpions. The origins of the song date back to a performance in Moscow in 1989 at the Music Peace Festival, a two...
    • Nina Simone – Why? (The King of Love is Dead)

      In 1968, right after the assassination of the great Martin Luther King, Nina Simone wrote the song Why? (The King of Love is Dead). Winner of a Nobel Prize for his incredible fight and achievements against racial discrimination in America, Luther King was loved and admired by...
    • War on Civilians in South Sudan

      In 2011, after decades of conflicts, South Sudan was born. Despite the fact of being the most recent country in the world, South Sudan already has a tremendous record of war and violence. The country’s current conflict that began in December 2013 is marked by thousands...
    • Zombie – The Cranberries

      In 1994, the Irish Rock Band “The Cranberries” launched one of the greatest protest songs from the 90’s – “Zombie”. The huge success of the song made it reach the 1st place on the Australian, Belgian, German and Danish charts. Additionally, it was considered the “Best Song”...
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      Living Off the Grid

      The growing use of technology, urbanism and consumerism has risen discussions that question the sustainability of the living habits of modern societies. Alternatively, there is a growing tendency (although still rare) of people who take the decision of letting behind the contemporary commodities to be in...
    • Grândola, Vila Morena – Zeca Afonso

      Grândola, Vila Morena was written in 1972 by Zeca Afonso, one of the most prominent Portuguese folk and political musicians. What is interesting about this song is the fact that in 1974 it was broadcasted by the radio station Rádio Renascença with the purpose of signalling the...
    • Why Jennicet Gutiérrez Interrupted Obama

      The month of June was marked by dozens of Pride Parades held across the world. From Guadalajara in Mexico to Tel Aviv in Israel, thousands of people gathered to celebrate and show support for gender and sexual diversity. June was also marked by the new marriage...
    • Another Way to Die – Disturbed

      Another Way to Die was the first single of the fifth album Asylum from the American heavy metal band Disturbed. It was released in 2010 and was intended to raise awareness and protest against global warming and the greed “Our endless maniacal appetite” that characterizes the...
    • Why did Johnny Cash Wear Black?

      Johnny Cash is probably one of the most prominent artists of country and Rock N´ Roll from the 20th century.  His success was so big that he even has a museum dedicated to him. For me, what makes him special is his ability to transpire sentiment...
    • Good News for European LGBT

      On the past 10th of May, the worldwide LGBT organization ILGA released its 2015 Annual Review on the recent accomplishments in LGBT human rights in Europe. Thus, this month I want to share with you some of the positive developments that were witnessed in 2014 and...
    • My Body is a Battlefield

      The harsh reality is that while some of us are comfortably laid back on the couch thinking about what to eat at dinner or about our plans for Saturday night, millions of people are living under a war scenario , such as in Syria, South Sudan and Libya. Wars...
    • One- Metallica

      Metallica was born in the early eighties and is now one of the most popular heavy metal bands in the world. Since the band’s formations many singles have been released but some say that One is the most acclaimed of them all. One was written by James Hetfield and...
    • The Nightmare of Abortion in El Salvador

      Since 1998, abortion is banned in El Salvador, being forbidden under any circumstances. This means that not even when the pregnancy is a result of rape, when there is a serious malformation of the foetus or when the physical or psychological health of the woman is...
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