nsfw: the most sexually subversive music videos of all time
Ahead of the release of her book, ‘Justify My Love: Sex, Subversion and Music Video’, Ryann Donnelly celebrates the erotic iconography of her favourite provocative music videos.
what we can take away from gay icons
The stereotypical gay icon was a staple part of gay life for decades — looking back, do they have anything to teach us?
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this docudrama chronicles madonna’s early years in a band
Bet you can't guess what she wanted to change its name to (it begins with 'M').
which madonna mood are you, according to your star sign?
What a perfect way to celebrate her birthday!
strike a pose! these are madonna's most inspirational and powerful looks
We asked designer, artist, and all-round fabulous woman Louise Gray to curate them for us.
ariana grande's new video features madonna as god
'God Is a Woman' is a surrealist X-rated epic.
10 of the most genius 'catholic' looks from the met gala
Hell is open and all the devils are here!
the most hilarious, offensive catholic pop performances
In honor of the upcoming Met Gala, we ask "Why do pop stars love to dress up as nuns so much?"
1998 was a landmark year for women in pop
Britney’s first single, ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill,’ and the legacy of the Spice Girls. Looking back at the rise of girl power in pop, 20 years later.
raw, unseen photos of young basquiat at his studio
Photographer Richard Corman talks about what it was like to shoot the now-iconic artist.
an oral history: madonna’s 'erotica' by the people who helped create it
To celebrate its 25 birthday, we revisit Madonna’s provocative classic "Erotica" via the album’s key collaborators.
rina sawayama talks about the representation of east asian women in fashion
Madonna’s MDNA Skin launched with a video of her and Josh "The Fat Jew" Ostrovsky being pampered by silent East Asian women. Musician Rina Sawayama called her out on Twitter, and tells i-D why this trope must die.