Think Pieces

Opinion

there’s a lot more than just homophobia in that trump-putin kissing cartoon

Why are we so fascinated with the gay sexual power dynamics of world leaders?
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
7.20.18
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the haul video trend promotes the worst parts of fast-fashion

A closer look at the YouTube subculture and its impact on shopping habits.
Jake Hall
6.21.18
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when did we start referring to ourselves as queer?

The history of the word queer takes in everything from Oscar Wilde, to the Stonewall Riots, to reality TV.
Yusuf Tamanna
6.19.18
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are we pushing horror film actors too far?

Actors are putting their mental health at risk for movies that push the boundaries of fear.
Emily Kirkpatrick
6.7.18
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some of the most powerful movements have been led by black women

One of the three founding members of Black Lives Matter, Patrisse Khan-Cullors, discusses how the movement began and where it needs to go next.
Tanya Compas
5.16.18
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we’re millennials 2.0 and we’re coming to get you — lauren stocks on generation change

Teenager Lauren Stocks blew our minds with her speech at the Labour party conference last year. Voice trembling with emotion, she spoke out for every “spaced-out, stressed-out, depressed kid in a battlefield where they can’t afford pens and paper."
Lauren Stocks
5.10.18
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the problem with ryan murphy's ‘consent’

No, you should not make a fictionalized show about the #MeToo movement.
Emily Kirkpatrick
5.8.18
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this is what protest fashion really looks like

At the Kids’ Choice Awards, "Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown wore custom Calvin Klein to support the gun control movement March For Our Lives.
Charlotte Gush
3.29.18
feminism

lara croft: feminist hero or just another male fantasy?

Tracing the history of the most famous female computer game character, and figuring out her place in the world (real and virtual) today.
Matthew Whitehouse
3.26.18
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how luxury went millennial

How do you market yourself to those who grew up hardened to marketing?
Felix Petty
12.22.17
Fashion

what happened to streetwear in 2017?

From luxury collaborations to billionaire investors, here’s how a brand, journalist and designer think 2017 turned streetwear into fashion’s most lucrative subculture.
Douglas Greenwood
12.15.17
Fashion

why are those white oval sunglasses everywhere?

How 2017 became the year of "clout goggles."
Maggie Lange
12.8.17