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- What’s behind the rising profile of transgender kids? 3 essential readsby Nick Lehr, Arts + Culture Editor on June 21, 2021 at 12:24 pm
Some skeptics say that the growing prevalence of transgender teens is a fad. But history and some recent research show it’s not so simple.
- How Black writers and journalists have wielded punctuation in their activismby Eurie Dahn, Associate Professor of English, The College of Saint Rose on June 18, 2021 at 12:30 pm
For over a century, Black activists have used punctuation marks to subtly challenge official accounts of events.
- Being a pop star once meant baring skin – now, for artists like Billie Eilish and Demi Lovato, it’s all about emotional strippingby Kristin J. Lieb, Associate Professor, Emerson College on June 17, 2021 at 12:29 pm
Unloading about trauma and mental illness is in vogue. But like undressing, it centers musicians’ vulnerabilities at the expense of their artistry.
- ‘Ugly Little Monkeys” Doc About Trailblazing Youth Mariachi Groupby Cesar Arredondo on June 22, 2021 at 9:02 pm
n the 1960s a youth mariachi group started a movement credited with taking the Mexican music genre to a new level of popularity in the United States and which can still be felt today. A crowdfunding […]
- ‘In the Heights’ and the Meaning of ‘Us’by admin on June 22, 2021 at 7:33 pm
An Open Letter by Angelica Rosas McDaniel As the daughter of a Mexican immigrant growing up in Minnesota on subsidized The post ‘In the Heights’ and the Meaning of ‘Us’ first appeared on […]
- Bad Bunny’s Latest Single Gifts (Another) Surpriseby Eric Rodriguez on June 22, 2021 at 1:58 am
Reggaeton superstar Bad Bunny’s new single “Yonaguni” showcases his ability to produce game-changing music for the culture yet again. The The post Bad Bunny’s Latest Single Gifts (Another) […]
- NYC Mayor Election Results: Eric Adams Leading First-Round Countby Lucy Diavolo on June 23, 2021 at 1:34 pm
There’s still counting to do.
- 9 of the Most Popular Conspiracy Theories in Historyby Fortesa Latifi on June 23, 2021 at 11:00 am
Conspiracy theories take hold “when people feel out of control.”
- This incredible mural graces Philly’s William Way LGBT Centerby David Hudson on June 23, 2021 at 2:14 pm
Have you heard of William Way?
- Carl Nassib now has the top-selling jersey in the NFLby David Hudson on June 23, 2021 at 2:10 pm
And the NFL just matched his $100k donation to the Trevor Project.
- Co-stars and real-life husbands Ben Louis and Blake Lee push for more LGBTQ representation in filmby Josh Galassi on June 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Ben Lewis and Blake Lee are the real-life husbands cast as the leads in last year’s “The Christmas Setup”, the first LGBTQ-themed Christmas film ever broadcast by Lifetime.