BY Rebecca Peterson in Boob Tube on Aug 25, 2014 |
Beyoncé gave a major shoutout to our favorite dirty word, flashing “FEMINIST” in lights behind her during last night’s Video Music Awards performance. Text filled the screen for the sampling of novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TEDx Talk on embracing feminism, leaving no ambiguity that one of America’s biggest pop stars is indeed a gender right’s icon.
While much can be said about whether Beyoncé ... Read More
BY Jackie Leahy in Music Stuff on Aug 22, 2014 |
Rapper and former Terror Squad member Remy Ma wants to bring Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea and Azealia Banks and other female MCs for an 'Ill Chicks' album. We agree that album would be amazing.While still in jail, Remy Ma discussed sexism in hip hop in an interview with Funkmaster Flex:
“What I think happens with females in this game, they tend to allow other people to pit us against each other...It can be a thousand guys that’s putting out music ... Read More
BY Isabel Staccuneddu in General on Aug 04, 2014 |
Be still my gender non-conforming heart. We’ve recruited another human capable of flawlessly representing any and all genders to our secret cult. JK, there’s no cult. But Ruby Rose is totally queer, though, no JK about that.
Rose began her career as a model for Girlfriend magazine, moving on to MTV VJ-ing in 2008 after beating out 2000 other hopefuls for the spot. This opened the floodgates for Rose’s fame. She has ... Read More
BY Michelle Beiter in Boob Tube on Apr 30, 2014 |
Laverne Cox, star of Orange Is The New Black and activist for trans* rights, awareness and visibility is at work with Logo and MTV to produce a new documentary that will follow the lives of four transgendered teens and young adults between the ages of 14-24. This new film will proceed Cox’s previous production debut: a documentary on the life and case of CeCe McDonald, a TWOC that was arrested and charged with accidental murder after defending herself from a ... Read More
BY Brittany Allen in Music Stuff on Feb 07, 2014 |
Though these days, it's almost difficult to imagine a world B.B. (Before Beyonce...), in honor of a news day so indebted to women who rock, yours truly has trawled the internet for lasting evidence of the power in a live performance. As MTV becomes a fond footnote in music history, as drum machines and auto-tune close in on the once-holy territory of the epic ballad, as Lady Gaga dons meat and Miley rides demolition equipment (I am clearly behind the times...) ... Read More