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Open Society Voices

Jokes for Justice in Latin America

March 29, 2019 Felipe Cala

What role can humor play in promoting open society? In this video, Open Society Foundations grantees, staff, and partners explore how comedians and activists in Latin America use comedy to support human rights and democracy.

Q&A: Fearless Theater in Kosovo

March 5, 2019

With their latest production, an ambitious theater troupe is challenging homophobia, facing down death threats, and changing minds.

Can a Virtual Reality Video Help Fight Anti-HIV Stigma?

February 7, 2019 Sydelle Willow Smith

In Cape Town, activists are working to combat the myths and misinformation associated with HIV testing.