Artist behind VadgeBadges blasts social media’s sexist double standards

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“The conversation is just as important as the art itself” BY MARTINE HESS VadgeBadges are beautiful, bold, vibrant, and unique, much like the actual vulva. But according to leading platforms, they have no place on social media, with some allegedly barring the creator from advertising her work.  Mirror earrings in vivid colours, ruffled pillows and [….]

“I was forced to run away from home”: A harrowing story of lesbian life in Italy

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Chiara Rolla, 27, was threatened by her own mother  BY JANE FAE As the world marks IDAHOBIT 2021, a heartbreaking and horrific story slips into my Twitter mentions from Italy. It deserves to be heard in full, if only for the bravery of the young woman speaking out. Though I have not the slightest doubt [….]