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Meet Ines Rau: Playboy’s first transgender cover star

Meet Ines Rau: Playboy’s first transgender cover star

Beauty, News, World
As part of the legacy that Hugh Hefner left behind him, there are those who do not believe he was a sexual liberator, but a manipulator. Their image may be seedy and outdated, but Playboy's latest move will dispel any haters that think the magazine isn't progressive. https://twitter.com/Playboy/status/921155850269536256 Transgender model Ines Rau has been announced as the first ever transgender Playboy cover star. Here are some photos of the French model, hand picked by Cooper Hefner himself. https://www.instagram.com/p/Babm7B1gsZt/?hl=en&taken-by=supa_ines https://www.instagram.com/p/BXr_Mx5AQK9/?taken-by=supa_ines https://www.instagram.com/p/BWKkQSigPQR/?taken-by=supa_ines Having transgender models on the pages of the magazine is nothing new for the 64 year old m...
London crime rates soar past New York

London crime rates soar past New York

News, UK, World
      The Office for National Statistics has released new data implying that London now has a higher crime rate than New York. The number of violent crimes logged by police has risen by a fifth (19 per cent) to 1.2 million compared to the previous year. https://twitter.com/ONS/status/920937715369160704 Criminal justice experts insist the rise of crime in London is due to the way it is policed, budget cuts have reduced the number of neighbourhood patrols. Meaning police will come after the crime has happened, and are not there to prevent it. Unlike New York whose police department have seen an increase in neighbourhood patrol and a decrease in crime rate. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/921323063945453574 President of the United States, Don...
Beyond the global #MeToo movement

Beyond the global #MeToo movement

Activism, Investigations, News, World
No matter what social media platform you are scrolling through, the #MeToo campaign, following emerging allegations about Harvey Weinstein, continues to reveal the terrifying magnitude of sexual harassment. And like all good campaigns, it has evolved into other hashtags and movements. France is having its own #MeToo movement. Just as women around the world have taken to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #MeToo to share their own stories about harassment, women in France are speaking out too. French women have swamped the internet, tweeting with the hashtag #BalanceTonPorc — “expose your pig” —with hundreds of stories of aggression, assault, and harassment. French journalist Sandra Muller, started the campaign with a tweet #BalanceTonPorc, in which she shared her own

Brexit’s Effect on Travel

Travel, UK, World
Considering the obvious effects Brexit will have on the United Kingdom’s involvement with the European Union, British travel will undoubtedly be affected. British citizens will not need visas to travel into the EU though they will have to pass through passport control. Whilst, this is probably not inconvenient enough to hinder any future travel plans, the value of the pound is certainly enough for to Brits reconsider holiday abroad. Because the value of the pound compared to the Euro and U.S. Dollar has declined, U.K. travellers could be reluctant to stretch their holiday budget across the sea. Many university students will not know a life of self-funded travel pre-Brexit. Accordingly, Univeristy of Westminster students do not seem too concerned about the possible setbacks of internationa
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