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The Kids Aren't Alright - But They Might Be

Alice Lesperance on July 02, 2014

Two questions I’m constantly asked on my blog are some variation of, “Why do you care so much about the Millennial generation?” and “Why is punk important?” In fact, this week I was specifically asked “Why is Millennial punk so...

4 Queer Hip Hop Artists Better Than Macklemore

Asam Ahmad on January 30, 2014

Sometimes American pop culture can feel like an unending cannibalistic orgy where Black and African-American art forms are constantly consumed and regurgitated by White artists for more money, more fame and more credibility. As Jon Caramanica wrote in the New...

Chris Brown, Jezebel, and Getting Rape Wrong

William C. Anderson on October 08, 2013

We’ve come a long way on certain issues relating to gender, sexuality, and assault. But some things take longer than others. We specifically still have trouble accepting that boys and men are sometimes the survivors of sexual assault. At best,...

Punk, Feminist, Activist and Professor

Suey Park on September 16, 2013

One of my biggest regrets about attending the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign is missing out on the opportunity to take a class with the transnational feminist punk scholar, zinester, and critical fashionista Mimi Thi Nguyen. Lucky for me, Mimi is on twitter...