A lot of people describe dance music as ‘soulless’. I completely disagree. I think this is an idea concocted by people who are more familiar with rave music from the late ’90s than the legacy of funk, soul, disco, techno, and synthpop which has informed pop music since the mid-’70s. 488 more words
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Content warning: discussions of transphobia, violence, sexual assault
This isn’t a piece about fat characters, but I think a piece about transgressive bodies, especially when it’s such a strong theme in one of the best movies of the first half of 2014, is appropriate for this site. 3,198 more words
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The alternative to patriarchy is not matriarchy. It’s mutuality, equality. This is what feminism supports. Feminism isn’t about hating men. It’s about advocating for the dignity and equality of women, who continue to face disproportionate violence, discrimination, and marginalization throughout the world due to their gender.
I mentioned yesterday that this year, one of my main characters is non-binary. For those of you that don’t know (and it’s cool if you don’t, none of us are born knowing the ins and out of gender theory), non-binary persons are those that do not associate with either the male or female gender. 308 more words