Anna Grodzka is the first Transsexual MP to be elected to office in Poland, a major achievement considering Poland’s strong Catholic background.
Originally born Krzysztof Begowski, Ms Grodzka is a member of the Palikot’s Movement (PM) party, Poland’s third largest and most progressive political party.
Ms Grodzka was sworn in alongside Robert Biedron, Poland’s first openly gay MP and also a member of the Palikot’s Movement Party.
Helen Gorrill has been researching Feminism and Theology for 4 years, and her art show called Deicide is a showcase of her findings.
Going into the ideology behind female submissiveness, Helen’s research explores such connections as post-feminism and biblical references.
Deicide is running from the 3rd – 28th of November.
I’ve recently been watching “My Transexual Summer” on Channel 4.
The show is a documentary about 7 Transsexual people from various walks of life who are attending a summer camp as a way of coming together to help each other out with their shared problems and change people’s perception of what it is to be a Transsexual person.
I believe its been a long time coming that a show like this to appear on television, because it gives the issues of Transgender a much needed shot in the arm. They’re still in the minority, and as a result there is still a level of ignorance and fear where there need not be. Lets hope this show paves the way to greater things in the future.
My Transexual Summer is shown at 10pm Thursdays on Channel 4
Here at CCK we’ve been huge fans of Ray’s work for some time – and it seems we aren’t the only ones!
His increasing popularity means that the Open Edition Prints that we stock in the CCK webshop will soon be coming to an end. The last date you can order by is November 30th. With only one week to go, we want to make sure you have time to get your mitts on a signed work of art!
Ray’s work is super sensual, and his strong women show the artists fascination with fantasy and fetish. His leather and latex clad women are beautifully drawn and have been the object for many critics.
This is the last chance to get a piece of Ray Leaning artwork without commissioning a private piece, so don’t miss out! We have a huge selection to choose from so go and have a browse and see what takes your fancy. Support CCK Today!
Don’t forget to check out Royston’s Artist Spotlight on Ray Leaning too, to learn more about this incredible artist!
Despite us currently enjoying the boom of the “Coffee for the masses” trend that high street chains like Starbucks and Costa have brought us over the last decade, some would say that we have lost something in the process. Mass production has killed the intimacy and intricacy of making a really good coffee. The magic has gone so to speak.
All that could be changing however as coffee crops have been dwindling in recent years due to climate change and higher demand, seeing a steady rise in prices across the board. The rise in prices has not been passed onto the farmers, who are benefiting the least.
Those looking to keep prices down have been left with buying beans of lower quality, robbing the consumer of the higher standards to which they deserve.
Crisis gives rise to in ingenuity however, as a return to the “coffee experience” business model could see a move towards serving coffee in a way that makes the customer happy to pay more. A coffee shop called Intelligensia makes the whole process of making a coffee right in front of the customer, breaking it down into stages and explaining all the science along the way. A coffee lovers heaven!
Time will tell whether such an idea will catch on, giving coffee enjoyment which is worth its weight in gold!