Tag: #together

  • 30 Years Zurich Pride

    At the Zurich Pride Parade with BCG and GetConnected last Saturday, celebrating humanity, DE&I, and the parade’s 30ieth anniversary. There are not enough words to describe how happy I was. 75’000 people were celebrating the amazing diverse human beings they are this year at our parade. It was my very first time being on a…

  • Let’s Not Forget

    I transitioned 30 years ago. Back then, even in Central Europe, this still meant that your professional life basically came to an end. All of a sudden, no one wanted to employ you anymore. Thus, many transgender individuals often had only one option remaining open to them: prostitution.  I was lucky and this never happened…

  • The Show Must Go On

    Long shadows after another almost sleepless night… thoughts… nightmares I’ve had for months… sadness… heartbreak… a bit of exhaustion… mosquitoes… and an owl which, I swear, was sitting somewhere right next to my ear… Thankfully, I managed to set up my little camp close to a small and ice cold little mountain creek. That meant…

  • The Irreplaceable Magic of Live Entertainment

    Since the Covid19 lockdown began in Germany, on March 16th 2020, I am couchsurfing… and trying not to go mad. Here, the borders have opened again on June 15th. But, mostly, I am still on that couch, until next week, when another chapter begins… Have you been splurging on culture as well during Covid19 lockdown?…

  • The Greatest Sin of All

    Elie Wiesel said in his Nobel Peace Price speech in 1986: “And that is why I swore never to be silent whenever wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are…