By Tavia Nyong’o A dirty little secret about American Idol finalist Adam Lambert: a lot of gay men dislike him too. The “shrill,” ” campy,” “theatrical,” “vegas act” epithets thrown at him as he advanced to finals on the recent Idol season were also hurled by many queers who found him equally grating. Now that […]
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Guyliner and Glass Closets
Do you care whether American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert (seen here in “Clockwork Orange” drag) officially comes out of the closet? Is he even in it, in your opinion? And regardless of when or whether he ever sings to the tune of our confessional culture, will he make an impact on queer representation in pop […]
by Brian Eugenio Herrera Mark Taylor’s call to “End the University as We Know It” proved most disappointing for its shockingly naïve (or cruelly disingenuous) echo of a previous higher education manifesto published several years prior: the notorious “A Test of Leadership: Charting the Future of U.S. Higher Education,” authored by The Secretary of Education’s […]
Weekend Video Inspiration
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