Monthly Archives: February 2015

Question o’ the Day: Is Drag Degrading to Women?

Mary Cheney asked why drag queening was acceptable and blackface wasn’t. Then the internet blew up. And RuPaul made a video. Loyal readers, you may or may not be aware that drag is my jam. And by “my jam,” I … Continue reading

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Beauty: That’s Some Complicated Shit

A few days ago, this was leaked into the yaw of the interwebs: People are going ape-shit over this image of Cindy Crawford because it’s not airbrushed or digitally altered (like 99.999% of media images of women are). Without them … Continue reading

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