Rainbow Capitalism

Words by Ellie Dawson Art by Zoe Zori Film by Mary earolan The process of commercialisation: a normal object becomes a symbol for a minority group, then gains attention from marketers. Marketers incorporate the symbol, along with other cultural capital, from the subculture into the mainstream. Take the safety pin: a household item mums used…

A VOTE for Humanity

Words by Alex Howlett Art by Bella Spencer I was talking recently with someone about the legalisation of gay marriage in Ireland, attempting to articulate the point that this was a pleasant surprise coming from a country which is generically very religious and backwards. The person’s more accurate response was that it simply showed ‘human…