Culture

8 LGBTQ TV Shows In Other Languages You Should Be Watching

8 LGBTQ TV Shows In Other Languages You Should Be Watching

It’s a gay old time for queer representation in media.
How ‘Latinx’ Is Leading The Resistance Against Gendered Languages

How ‘Latinx’ Is Leading The Resistance Against Gendered Languages

In the fight for inclusivity, LGBTQ and gender equality advocates come face-to-face with the deeply intertwined nature of gender and language.
Is It Cultural Appropriation To Use Drag Slang And AAVE?

Is It Cultural Appropriation To Use Drag Slang And AAVE?

Sure, you want to describe your new ‘bae’ as ‘woke’ and your last weekend as ‘lit,’ but where do these words come from? (And should you be using them at all?)
LGBTQ+ Language And The Search For An All-Inclusive Term

LGBTQ+ Language And The Search For An All-Inclusive Term

How increased awareness and efforts for inclusivity have fueled the evolution of LGBTQ terms and queer language.
What Are The Differences In Humor Between Spanish And English?

What Are The Differences In Humor Between Spanish And English?

The answer may lay in the relationship between humor, culture and language.
A Beginner’s Guide To The Eurovision Song Contest

A Beginner’s Guide To The Eurovision Song Contest

Are you curious about Eurovision but aren’t sure what exactly it’s about? We’ve broken it down for you.
5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Cinco De Mayo

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Cinco De Mayo

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not ‘Mexico’s Independence Day.’
What Is May Day?

What Is May Day?

It’s a holiday that means different things to different people.
Famous Multilingual Bookstores Around The World

Famous Multilingual Bookstores Around The World

Just in case you needed something else for your travel bucket list.
10 Of The Most Translated Books In The World

10 Of The Most Translated Books In The World

Unsurprisingly, children’s books and fairy tales dominate the list.
6 Works Of World Literature That Will Improve Your Language Skills

6 Works Of World Literature That Will Improve Your Language Skills

Babbel teamed up with Strand Books to bring you some of the richest international best sellers (in their original languages, of course).
Book Boats: How Floating Libraries Make Language More Accessible

Book Boats: How Floating Libraries Make Language More Accessible

From the rivers of Laos to the islands of Sweden, these book boats are bringing literature and language to the farthest reaches of the globe.
A History Of The World’s Biggest Translation Controversies

A History Of The World’s Biggest Translation Controversies

Translation can bring us together, but it can also tear us apart.
Easter Traditions Around The World And Where They Come From

Easter Traditions Around The World And Where They Come From

What do eggs, bunnies and chocolate have in common, really?