My Body, My Laws

Our bodies are our own. Or are they? We believe that we have the power to construct our identities in our own image, to shape the way we live our lives; but are we just allowed to think that? In many cases amount of power we have over our subjectivity is dictated by politics, that…

Race and Online Dating: Fetish or Racism?

    With the increase in the use of online dating apps and websites such as Tinder, OkCupid and Grindr, an interesting trend has become apparent in the presentation and reception of racial diversity. With dating moving predominantly onto the internet, choosing a partner has become a more selective process, with people being able to sort through…

Women: The Sex of War

  In my last post, The Sexual vs The Natural, I discussed how the natural female body was subjected to violence through the hyper-sexualisation of breasts, resulting in women being objectified through violent sexualisation. In this post I want to demonstrate how women in currently one of the most violent places on the planet, are using their sexual bodies…

The Sexual vs The Natural

    Recently, the topic of breastfeeding in public has become a point of contention, leading to some rather violent reactions. One of the most natural female bodily actions, some people view breastfeeding in public as grotesque and inappropriate. But why is this? How can the process that female breasts are designed for be perceived…