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Fetish Wear; Turning a Niché into a Way of Life

When you think of the term ‘fetish wear,’ what comes to mind? Dungeons, whips, chains, BDSM, sex orgies, leather and metal that doesn’t leave the privacy of a boudoir…right? Wrong. This outdated concept that restricts fetish wear purely to the bedroom has since evolved into daily attire. Design houses like Alexander McQueen, Jean Paul Gaultier, […]

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Voting on the Right to Love; Dystopia is our Reality

I had a terrible dream last night, a surreal nightmare painted in lucid awareness. It was set in a futuristic dystopian society, one in which people had been stripped of their basic human rights and placed into a lottery system, where their peers got to vote on how they could live, and under what conditions. […]

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The Iconic Vogue Ball

House of Ayebatonye x Brick City Studios presents The Iconic Vogue Ball The Iconic Vogue Ball was more than just an ordinary party. An immersive and interactive audiovisual experience, the Ball was a homage to the birthplace of Vogue, New York City. Through ballroom culture, Voguing has provided an outlet for those who were marginalized to […]

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Sex Ed A Go Go; No Question Is Too Taboo

Well-rounded sex education is the foundation for a sex positive community. There are millions of people around the world doin’ it everyday, and yet for a lot of people it’s still a taboo subject. Instead of embracing this very natural human thing, it’s discussed in whispered tones at sleepovers while parents are asleep. There’s one […]

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Commodity Feminism – Cashing In on Inequality

It seems as though feminism all of a sudden has risen up from the ashes of the academic world and found its way into the mainstream media and popular discussion with the likes of Emma Watson and Lena Dunham. More than ever you see supporters of the movement towards gender equality flaunting their stance via […]

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Va Va Voom at the Bamboozle Room!

The Kings Cross we all once knew and loved (or dreaded) is gone – and that may not be such a bad thing. The public has long been crying out for a new era of venues that can cater to eclectic entertainment to revitalise this energy-dry city; Sydney has been long overdue for a makeover, […]

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