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  • With 'Kiddie Flamingos' and the works in his exhibit 'Beverly Hills John,' John Waters adds new meaning to his iconic status

    With 'Kiddie Flamingos' and the works in his exhibit 'Beverly Hills John,' John Waters adds new meaning to his iconic status
    In 2015, it’s not easy to consider something “subversive.” Just today, I was click-baited into scrolling through BuzzFeed’s “15 Best High Heels For Your Penis” post, which featured a collection of photos of erect penises in high heels. One of them was captioned “9/11 was an inside job.” Yes, this is the same Buzzfeed that claims “serious” journalist Ben Smith as its editor-in-chief and typically provides content along the lines of animated GIFs gleaned from ’90s sitcoms. If the past few weeks have taught me anything so far, it’s that it’s apparently easy (but perhaps unwise) to offend right-wing Islamists and North Korean politicians, but Western mainstream culture has grown pretty numb to the profane.
  • June Wing

    June Wing
    Just in front of Catt Hall, on the University of Iowa campus, lies a patio dubbed the “Plaza of Heroines.” Each brick in that plaza is engraved with the name of a great woman, and in section F, row 8, there is June Wing’s brick. Long...

    No Trivia: Baltimore and Ferguson, protest music, and the importance of shutting the hell up

    No Trivia: Baltimore and Ferguson, protest music, and the importance of shutting the hell up
    The night before the announcement that Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old Mike Brown, would not be indicted, I drunkenly derailed City Paper’s “Blade Runner” post-screening conversation at The Windup Space...

    Savage Love: Gender Solid

    Savage Love: Gender Solid
    Gender Solid You may not be the right person to answer this, but your commenters might be able to help. I love and support my friends who are transgender, but I don’t understand all the 18- to 21-year-olds among my friends who are declaring...

    Why you should ignore 'F-Bombs for Feminism' and the company that made it

    Why you should ignore 'F-Bombs for Feminism' and the company that made it
    Whenever your mom shares something on Facebook about feminism, it's time to get skeptical. Most current example is the viral video "F-Bombs for Feminism," which features young girls in princess dresses and tiaras going on expletive-ridden tirades about...