Michaela Stark designs lingerie that celebrates the body in all its forms
The Australian artist’s handmade pieces and intimate self-portraits subvert traditional ideas of what's considered flattering.
AdeY’s striking, minimalist photographs capture dancers in the nude
The artist, dancer and choreographer, uses the human form to create a utopian world where there’s equality of sexuality, gender and race.
A new report says TikTok moderators have been censoring content by ‘unattractive’ users
Videos that have “low quality” traits, such as “abnormal body shape”, “ugly facial looks”, or "dwarfism" have been filtered out of the “For You” explore page, severely limiting their reach.
Tiktok is opening a ‘transparency centre’
The initiative, which will allow outsiders to see how the app moderates content, comes after allegations of censorship.
Instagram censors Grimes' naked pregnancy announcement
Her see-through stomach and visible nipples didn’t cut the platform’s strict nudity policy.
Instagram is now warning users about their offensive captions
This is just the latest step in the platforms fight against online bullying.
'terms & conditions' celebrates the uncensored female form
"Gendered censorship reflects societal fears and the power dynamics that keep the female body sexualized, rather than understood."
surreal photos of strangers and lovers in a paris hotel
No. 223 (aka Lin Zhipeng) took over the Hôtel Grand Amour for three days, capturing models he found on Instagram — "All Asians. And older than 18!" -- in playfully erotic posts.
this week in homophobic bias and hypocrisy
Instagram’s censorship of an image of gay couple kissing proves there’s still a long way to go.
this picture of two men kissing was deleted by instagram because it violates community guidelines
An image we shared last week from photographer Stella Asia Consonni was promptly deleted by the social media platform. Olly Alexander, Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall and Sink the Pink’s Glyn Fussell all took to Instagram to protest.
spotify are blacklisting r kelly from playlists: who should be next and where do we draw the line?
Yesterday, the streaming giant announced that R Kelly’s music will no longer appear in its company owned playlists. That brings up some interesting questions about censorship and the moral ambiguity of enjoying art by certain individuals.
is censoring art ever right?
Last week, Manchester Art Gallery removed JW Waterhouse’s 1896 Hylas and the Nymphs from display. Approximately three minutes later, all hell broke loose.