Macklemore vs. Macklemore: A Man and His Image
LGBTQ / Music / Race / Religion

Macklemore vs. Macklemore: A Man and His Image

Okay, so in all likelihood you’ve already heard about why people are speaking Macklemore’s name again, but I just want to take a crack at describing it. Despite his liberal social justice branding, Macklemore, the white infant rapper, was the subject earlier this year of a huge race-centered controversy over his numerous Grammy wins at … Continue reading

Gay Men Aren’t All Misogynists, But They Play Them On TV
Culture / Feminism / LGBTQ / Sex / TV

Gay Men Aren’t All Misogynists, But They Play Them On TV

There’s a scene in How I Met Your Mother that sticks out in my mind–and not just because it’s one of the small handful of episodes of a pretty aggressively boring sitcom that I’ve actually seen. It’s a bit that has become all too familiar in self-marketed LGBT-friendly media, one where a gay man expresses immutable … Continue reading