Woman of colour looking sad with caption for text of person out of frame "I know this nose piercing is pretty out there, I just wanted something DIFFERENT"
Perspective //

The Power of the Hashtag

Social media continues to play an enormous role in empowering minorities by giving them direct access to online communities, publicity and freedom of speech. On March 6 2015, #BlackOutDay was trending on Twitter after it was launched by creators T’von, Marissa and Nukirk. They started this social media campaign to encourage Black people to upload…

Culture //

SUDS: When Good Men Do Nothing

“I’m a good person. Isn’t that enough?” Falling neatly into place in a SUDS summer season of innovation and experiment, When Good Men Do Nothing made me very uncomfortable. It also made me laugh. Sophia Roberts and Clemence Williams, working as writer and director respectively, have brought us a script and a staging for it…

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No Homo(phobia)

“Come take a stab at it faggot, I pre-ordered your casket” doesn’t really paint a very welcoming image… under, well, any circumstances whatsoever. The Odd Future collective, particularly their de facto leader, Tyler the Creator, have been lambasted for the use of such blatant homophobia in their music (fun facts: Tyler’s album, Goblin, contains a…