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Nipple Brooches Against Censoring

The #FreetheNipple movement is growing bigger and bigger after numerous online and other kinds of protests against the censoring of female – or what appears to be female – nipples on social media such as Facebook and Instagram. A big debate has been sparked, concerning whether women’s nipples are something…

Trans Artist Anohni Nominated For BRIT Awards

Trans artist and feminist Anohni has been nominated for a Best British Female at the BRIT Awards for her album Hopelessness, a collaboration with Hudson Mohawke and Oneohtrix Point Never. Other nominees running against her are: Ellie Goulding, Emeli Sande, Lianne La Havas and Nao. Anohni speaks of the album…

LGBT America In Numbers

The most recent Gallup research showed that Americans are more likely to say that they are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender than they used to. In total, almost 3.5% of American adults (or 8.3 million people) identified with one of these categories in 2012, a number which has in 2016…

We Need To Depathologize Trans* Identities

The past couple of weeks have been quite hard for me in terms of sustaining the bubble I’ve created for myself to live in without wishing to become an anti-social being (with glorious armpit hair so kudos to me for that anyway) who only meows and communicates on fanfiction threads.…

Less Than 1% People In British Advertisements Are LGBT

The world of advertisement (with all its elements that we may appreciate or criticize), is definitely a utopian one. Good or bad, our, your, or your mum’s utopia, it’s still a utopia. We might judge the role-models portrayed in, and goals promoted through advertising as harmful or problematic in terms…