DW visits a high school in what's known as a "problem area" of Berlin. With less than half of the year ten students expected to pass their final exams, we meet one young woman who's determined to succeed, and find out how she does it.
Shrill, campy and brutally honest: Director Rosa von Praunheim is a pioneer and icon of gay rights in Germany. The tireless filmmaker's latest movie is released as he celebrates his 75th birthday.
The story of a 14-year-old who had to change schools to escape anti-Semitism is making headlines in Germany. The boy's tormentors were of Arab and Turkish descent - making the news even more explosive.
Berlin attracts gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transsexuals and intersexuals from around the world. Even refugees come to the capital for this reason. But they don't always feel safe there, says columnist Gero Schliess.
Berlin is not La La Land. Thanks to local bureaucracy, engaged couples have a tough time tying the knot in Berlin - and not due to cold feet. Columnist Gero Schliess laments the city's lack of love.
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