'terms & conditions' celebrates the uncensored female form
"Gendered censorship reflects societal fears and the power dynamics that keep the female body sexualised, rather than understood."
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.
pussy riot’s nadya tolokonnikova talks us through her new protest project: immersive theatre
With her Pussy Riot run news service and new theatre production, Nadya Tolokonnikova is hoping to educate the world on the brutal Russian prison system.
instagram deleted harley weir’s account over period blood
Social media still can't deal with women's bodies.
Clementine de Pressigny
stephanie sarley on art, censorship and why her work makes people feel so uncomfortable
Meet the artist behind the controversial Fruit Fingering series.
feminist porn and the hypocrisy of online censorship
In light of YouTube’s censorship of her latest XConfession, adult filmmaker, Erika Lust, shares her views on the politics of porn.
iranian women are being arrested for instagramming without headscarves
The Islamic republic is cracking down on the social media modelling circle, arresting eight women for 'spreading immoral and un-Islamic culture and promiscuity.'
there's a chinese media blackout over the hong kong film awards best picture
A dystopian collection of shorts about the future of China claimed the main prize, but you wouldn't know that from reading local news sources.
nick knight says instagram is medieval in its censorship of women’s bodies
Knight showed his support for a female photographer who has to censor all her nude self-portraits.