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Handel on Instagram's Censorship Policies

 
Handel on Instagram's Censorship Policies
Posted October 24th, 2013 @ 2:05pm

Photographer, explorer of sexuality and teen culture, and Oyster contributor Petra Collins is repping menstruation/masturbation for American Apparel, having designed and modelled a tee with a self-satisfying, bleeding vagina on it. 

Collins tell Huffington Post about being censored on Instagram.

I wasn't shocked at the reaction I received from my t-shirt. I'm used to being told by society that I must regulate my body to fit the norm. I'm used to the fact that images of unaltered women are seen as unacceptable. I've taught myself to ignore it (as much as I can) and through the Internet (via sites like ROOKIE) and social media platforms (like Instagram and Facebook) I've been able to freely share images and start discussions about these issues.  

Read more on the Huffington Post

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