Poverty porn may be empowering, but for who?

*This post features images that may be confronting or triggering for some viewers. How many images of emaciated African children, most probably in aid advertisements and accompanied by a celeb, have you viewed? How many of your Facebook friends have ‘found themselves’ on a volunteer trip to¬†Africa, letting you know by updating their profile pic … More Poverty porn may be empowering, but for who?


Just recently I was visiting Berry when I walked past a quaint little boutique store featuring, believe it or not, a ‘selfie chair’. I’m the kind of gal who will take a selfie whenever the moment presents itself(ie), and even when it doesn’t – so a SELFIE CHAIR?! I was sold. Upon reflection, I realised … More #feministselfies