Currently, when we think of a black woman artist who showcases an androgynous or gender-bending look, we think of Janelle Monae. But, before Monae, other black women have challenged gender coding and in less accepting times, and possibly with less conventionally attractive features. Black women doing gender-bending often received less attention than when it is […]Read More Rewind: Dapper Ladies
With issues concerning women consistently headlining in the news in not just the past few weeks (ex. Malala Yousafzai), but for months now with examples like Todd Akin, I want to take some time to write about one aspect that goes unmentioned. Many of these discussions about women show a fear and lack of understanding […]Read More The My-Stery: Sacra Vulva
It is like they are twins or more Minaj as the younger sister who borrows without permission her big sister’s clothes. The beef between Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj works partially because our society has short-term memory as well as people who are too young to remember anything before a few years ago. Well, here […]Read More Behind the Mask: Lil Kim Then, Nicki Minaj Now….