Private Art, Public Space

In this new series for Clitbait, Sofi guides us through the world of secret sketches, creative correspondences and a whole lot of unexpected art. Think of a universe in which the audience doesn’t exist: the intimacy of a journal, the obliviousness of a home recording- a world in which the artist and her own unique rationality is at the centre.

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stripping the myth

Stripping the Myth: Masturbation 

Roll up, roll up, and welcome to our brand-new series ‘Stripping the Myth’! Here, we will be exploring all things sticky and sexy, shunned and shamed, embarking on a journey of discovery through the deconstructing and de-bunking of sex myths.

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Market Research: Food For Thought

What started as an idea for a Clitbait article at the beginning of summer has turned into a fully fledged way of life. Read about Sofi’s concluding thoughts on the Market Research journey and find out some of her top recipes for Winter Wellness.

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Proud Year Round.

I have a confession to make: I actually didn’t do much for Pride Month this year. I feel like I blinked and suddenly all my friends were posting pictures of…

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A dark-skinned female body is portrayed. Dancing across her hips are white outlines of people. Two of them are standing and one is in a wheelchair

Through the Looking Glass: Violence and the Female Body in Mainstream Pornography

Article by Sophie Somerville, Sex and relationships writer.

In the final throes of my Masters degree in Gender Studies, I have been watching a lot of porn. As an aspiring sex educator with a background in film studies, the research for my thesis has gradually gravitated towards a focus on porn studies. Now, I know what you’re thinking, but alas – hours upon hours of porn consumption has not been the kind of cop-out “research” that it might sound to be.

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Queer safety or queer joy?

This article is based on research conducted in the summer of 2021 as part of my undergraduate Geography dissertation. I would like to thank all those who volunteered their time…

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Market Research: Meet the Makers

Article by Sofi Pla, Arts and Culture Editor.

As part of her ongoing hunt for ‘arepa’ earrings, an eternal search that takes her to the Female Traders Market at Mercato Metropolitano, Sofi finds herself in the thick of arty girl boss hustle. (And she loves it)

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Poetry Workshop Showcase

In March, we hosted our very first London Poetry Workshop and Open Mic! We were so inspired by your openness, engagement, and beautiful poetry – so much so that we would love to share what some of you have written here, for the rest of the community to see.

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Community Climate Action: What will the transition away from oil look like on the ground?

Friends of Earth is working with young people in Shetland to collect their views on what an energy transition underpinned by justice and worker’s rights can look like for their unique community. That same week, over 1,000 oil and gas workers joined with trade unions and climate campaigners to oppose Rosebank’s development and call for a just transition instead.

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