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Paul G. Sullivan
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This Pride Month, Postmates Wants You to Eat with Shame
Postmates, the food delivery app owned by Uber, announced "The Bottom-Friendly Menu" in 2022 Pride Month campaign. Though the project was conceptualized team of BGLTQ employees, it fails to scrutinize the terms we use for ourselves.
Beach Chairs in Harvard Yard
In the summer of 2020, a few months after the start of the pandemic, something in the Yard shifted.
The Rise and Fall of David Kane
The discovery of Kane’s involvement with the racist blog and the effect it had on students is indicative of the perils of allowing academic freedom to spill over into hate speech: On EphBlog, ‘Field’ would often make charts and graphs to legitimate his racist claims.
Barbara A. Oedayrajsingh Varma
After finishing her workday, which actually consists of three jobs, all of which she completes from her apartment, Barbara A. Oedayrajsingh Varma goes on a walk through her neighborhood in the Shoreditch district of London.
In New Single, The Weather Station Asks: What to Do About the Robber?
“Robber” is a stark departure for The Weather Station, something that sounds like a jazz bar and a disco club had a child and that child walked into the woods and stumbled on the occult.
The Radical Empathy of Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore’
“Folklore” feels like an admission about the limitations of providing one experience alone.
Falling in Love with Dua Lipa Again
I don’t know if I’ll fall in love this summer or who I’ll fall in love with and I have no idea what our world is going to be like, but, goddamn, I am in love with Dua Lipa right now.
Purple Babies: Notes to Keith Haring
My baby Keith, even when you were purple, you acted like a baby. You left this world the same way you entered it: nonjudgmental, pure of mind, seeing the world with a simple, singular clarity.
Girl’s Shoes in Gay Pornography
Porn is nothing if not essentializing. In most scenes, these actors are merely the sexually submissive partner. In other scenes, though, scenes which script out and eroticize sexual violence, these actors are cast as victim.
The Generic Glory of Gay Instagram
Glory, it seems, is pretty generic nowadays. But Ian Spear and Rex Woodbury, an Instafamous gay couple, are particularly good at glory.