The case of Anne Lister will show us how difficult it can be for a public figure to control their image. To establish how identity is fashioned, concepts of life writing and self-fashioning have been used to analyse Anne Lister's diaries.
In this paper the impact of the coming-out video posted by Nikkie de Jager (NikkieTutorials) will be discussed, focussing on the impact of the video on Nikkie de Jager's success and popularity as an influencer.
LGBTQ+ people in Poland face increasing discrimination. To an outsider, this might seem unrelated to Polish nationalism. However, for many who do identify with Polish nationalism, the two go hand in hand.
Harry Styles has unleashed a debate about gender norms by wearing a dress. It has started a competition between strong manly men and so called feminized men. Even though feminized men are seen as deviants, they are starting to get more support.
The article places direct address in the TV-series Fleabag in the context of trends in self-representation on social media. Fleabag uses self-disclosure as a form of self-branding, to manipulate the audience and distract herself.