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Eurovision 2020: from Australia to Rotterdam. Montaigne’s journey.
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Eurovision 2020: from Australia to Rotterdam. Montaigne’s journey.

Australia has decided: Montaigne will represent them at Eurovision Song Contest 2020. She’s only 24 years old - from Sydney -  and she has already become a leading name in Australian indie music panorama. In recent years, she has been honoured for her work with numerous achievements in Triple J's Hottest 100, an ARIA award as best hit artist and also a nomination as best female artist on her debut album Glorious Heights.  "COMPLEX”, her second album, was released in August and quickly received great critical acclaim. After conquering the Australian public with 54 points and a jury of industry experts with 53 points (for a total of 107 points overall), Montaigne was crowned the winner of the second Eurovision - Australia Decides. She will perform with Don't Break Me in the first half of t...
Skin Cancer risk is higher among gay and bisexual men: a study reveals.
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Skin Cancer risk is higher among gay and bisexual men: a study reveals.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston has recently released a new research which has collected info from around 450k adults every year since 2014, has shown that the rates of skin cancer are higher among gay and bisexual men if compared to heterosexual men and women. Researchers found that the rate of skin cancer was 8.1% among gay men and 8.4% among bisexual men. These data have to be compared with heterosexual men’s rate which is 6.7% and those of heterosexual women which is 6.7%. There are data the Independent reported. Dr Arash Mostaghimi, which led this research in Boston, said: “If we never ask the question, we’d never know that these difference exist. This information helps inform the world about how to allocate health resources and how to train providers and leaders. When we loo...
Eurovision: EBU turns 70 and celebrates with a unique competition.
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Eurovision: EBU turns 70 and celebrates with a unique competition.

. You can two tickets for the Eurovision 2020 Grand Finale in Rotterdam. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and, for the occasion, they are looking for inspired interpretations of Marc-Antoine Charpentier's Te Deum - a captivating piece of music composed in the 17th century which is also the anthem of the Eurovision. You can play it with spoons, do it as rap, folk, opera, drum 'n' bass or the way you like the most, the important thing is to listen to your inspiration. Be creative, be different, be bold. The team is looking for voices that reflect EBU's public service values, those of universality, diversity, excellence and innovation, so there are infinite possibilities. Do you need any inspiration? Then listen to the original version of Char...
Elodie’s Andromeda is the perfect song Italy could use to win Eurovision Song Contest 2020
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Elodie’s Andromeda is the perfect song Italy could use to win Eurovision Song Contest 2020

"My frailty chains me inside, but if I look too small, then I won't be your Andromeda" A voice like few others, a multifaceted woman artist: model and singer. She walked on Sanremo 2020 stage and presented a song  which got super appreciated by the critics and the audience. A song and music specially created for her by her friend Mahmood - which got to the second place in last year Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv - and the producer Dardust, that thanks to a unique, elegant and powerful voice, are filled with meaningful feelings and make us sing right since the very first time we listen to it. A mix of pop, electro and rap, Andromeda has established itself among the most loved songs of this Sanremo 2020 (second place in the demoscopic jury’s ranking of the first evening), already sen...
This is why Italian people should thank Achille Lauro and Elettra Lamborghini at this Sanremo 2020
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This is why Italian people should thank Achille Lauro and Elettra Lamborghini at this Sanremo 2020

Sanremo 2020 was preceded by a flood of dissensions, negative criticisms and bad publicity, yet something unexpected and beautiful is happening on that stage. Maybe this edition of Sanremo Contest 2020  will go down in history as the one with the highest TV share and with the biggest line-up delays ever seen, but certainly a piece of history of music and of fight against bigotry, homotransphobia and the absurd male chauvinism that grips Italy are finally being written. On the first evening Achille Lauro got onto the stage dressed up in a black tunic which he then unexpectedly took off to show his almost naked body, dressed in a flesh-colored and full of rhinestones jumpsuit, singing in front of all the audience at Sanremo 2020 the he does “not care”  (Me Ne Frego is the title of his song...
Ekdal: “Gays in football are afraid of coming” out –  VIDEO
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Ekdal: “Gays in football are afraid of coming” out –  VIDEO

During the Sport VS Homophobia meeting held at the European Parliament in Brussels, Albin Ekdal spoke bluntly: “In our sport, only eight players have come out homosexuals, an extremely small number. Many would like to, but they don’t feel free to do so, fearful of negative reactions ". Watch the full video below: https://www.facebook.com/tizianabeghineuropa/videos/715201422348597/   In the video Edkal told how gay players who would like to come out "feel obliged to flee to hide and live in fear" and that "we need to fight back on this issue harnessing education as a force for good.”  “In an ideal world, nobody would feel uncomfortable coming out as homosexual, whether in their everyday life or in football. Unfortunately the reality is somewhat different.” “Being h...
Emoji 13.0 to be more gender-fluid and inclusive
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Emoji 13.0 to be more gender-fluid and inclusive

In the new 2020 update, approximately 117 new characters and images were approved for addition to the emoji library, according to the Unicode consortium. The Emojipedia website - which is part of the Unicode Consortium - said: “Today, Unicode Society announced the 117 new emojis that are part of Emoji 13.0 and will arrive on most platforms in the second half of 2020. The existing emoji variants now approved for 2020 include woman in tuxedo, as well as a gender neutral or a man wearing a veil. These, along with other approved emojis, will arrive on phones by the end of the year. This update also includes an inclusive-gender-emoji alternative to Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, called Mx Claus. This addition is part of an ongoing effort to make the set of gender options more consistent acro...
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