ARTIST PAINTS DONALD’S ‘MICROPENIS’: Then Facebook Bans It

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An artist who painted a picture of Donald Trump with a micropenis has been repeatedly banned from Facebook for posting the image online. As Motherboard reports, Los Angeles-based artist Illma Gore posted the image to a feminist Facebook group on February 10th, and it quickly circulated across other social networks like Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. The version she posted to Facebook had a black bar over Trump’s private parts (an uncensored version can be viewed here), but it was apparently offensive enough to run afoul of the social network’s controversial policy on nude or pornographic images.

According to Motherboard, Gore has been banned intermittently for three-day periods after reposting the image, which she says she’s doing to “rebuke censorship.” (As of this writing, her artist page is accessible, with posts that were published yesterday.)

Read more: TheVerge.com

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