Tag Archives: pop culture

You stan like a girl: The problematic feminization of the Beyhive

Tweet Today I came across a headline from The Root about a potential Jay-Z and Beyonce collaborative album. The headline was as follows: The Beyhive’s Hysteria Over News of a Possible Beyonce and Jay Z Album. Thus far, I’ve kept pretty much quiet about my theory that the Beyhive has been unnecessarily feminized. It’s something [...]
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Reminder: Don’t look at those stolen nude images of female celebs

TweetNo doubt you’ve heard by now of the Great Celebrity Naked Photo Leak of 2014. Thanks to an asshole hacker on 4chan, we now have proof that – as Roxane Gay notes – “beneath their clothes, celebrities are naked.” Shocking, I know. Here’s a reminder from Clementine Ford that the release of these stolen photos is a crime [...]
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What if Spider-Man were drawn like the new Spider-Woman?

TweetThe Oatmeal takes a shot at it… Tweet
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Counterpoint: I don’t think Taylor Swift’s new video is racist

Tweet Last week, our very own Chloe Angyal took Taylor Swift to task over her new video, which features women of color twerking. She argues that these Black and brown twerkers are used as props in the video to highlight Taylor’s whiteness. She explains: “There’s lots I could say about this video, but I want [...]
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Photo of the Day: Beyoncé the Feminist

TweetBut don’t be fooled, folks — feminism is still dead. Tweet
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