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You can’t blame a girl or trying right? It seems that every company loves to get in on that pink pound this time of year but our greatest allies can be the pop stars we love, we feel like they speak to us through the speakers and make us feel like we’re not alone in the world.
It has been quite the season of firsts for RuPaul’s Drag Race in its FOURTEENTH year and at a rather lengthy 16 weeks, one of the longest as well. Box Menswear once again provided some of the hot n muscly Pit Crew with their sexy undies ad they wore them with pride over his bulging packages.
One of the painfully familiar elements in the ongoing fight for trans freedoms is how similar the toxicity is within the anti-trans rhetoric.
Not so long ago were the days when being gay was conflated with being a predator or a child abuser. All the discussion about ‘safe spaces’ basically means there is an air of assumed criminality, simply for being trans.
Toxic fandom is a bizarre concept. We can, of course, understand how people can be displeased with how a TV show progresses or if an artist is taking ages to release a new record, but taking things to the next level and actually abusing people online is a different story altogether.
It wasn’t so long ago that we were reporting on former professional footballer and former star of The Batchelor Colton Underwood, was coming out as a proud gay man. It wasn’t exactly a smooth transition as some people were not only holding a grudge about his previous behaviour with his ex-girlfriend that got him into some hot water but also a bit or resentment that he got a Netflix show out of it.
It’s been a momentous year for Lil Nas X. He birthed his debut album Montero which spawned the hits Montero (Call Me By Your Name) and Industry Baby and just this weekend he won Best Video for the former at the MTV European Music Awards.
The #MeToo movement has changed the face of many if not all industries, with negative experiences in the workplace coming under intense scrutiny. Add to this the current ‘culture wars’ and you have toxic environments being exposed left right and centre.