More and more of late I have seen post upon post and complaint upon complaint about disabled people being ridiculed, shouted at, and abused in some way or another for utilising disabled facilities and parking spaces when they are not visibly disabled.
Fan culture, in its simplest form, is the circulation of creative material by the people who consume it.
According to social media and the newspapers this week, it has been discovered that the music industry has a gender equality problem, with only 17.5 percent of songwriters being nominated for best single since 1999 being women.
We live in a time where women are particularly open about their periods, either through an abject desire to make the world listen, or just because they’re so used to them that it doesn’t cross their minds to be discreet. So, why, if this is the case, are so many men so afraid of one of the most natural occurrences when it comes to the female body?
Since the dawn of time, the human species and animals alike have engaged in sexual activity. Not only for the purposes of survival and evolution, but also for pleasure.
Whether you like the woman or not, Taylor Swift has certainly sparked some controversy in her time as a seemingly evolving and rebirthing musician. She seems to have taken several leaves out of the books of women like Madonna and my personal messiah Cher in that reinvention seems to be her favourite pastime. Is this all down to 360 pressure or is Taylor really the kind of woman who wants to inspire people to change themselves whenever the rest of the world gets bored? Who knows, this article isn't about her personal choices anyway.