Identity politics

4.9.19

ContraPoints Is the Opposite of the Internet

Combining humour, drag and philosophy, the American YouTube commentator is cutting through the culture wars with clarity and logic.

6.4.18

The Fundamental Errors of Jordan Peterson

A critical reading of the controversial Psychology professor's book, '12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos'.

7.25.16

The Future of VR Will Be Social, Culturally Diverse—Oh, and It's Already Here

Virtual reality is providing new opportunities for women and people of color, but has huge implications for human identity in the future.

7.11.16

An Artist Seeks Herself in Images of Male Role Models

Carlee Fernandez combines self-portraiture and cardboard cutouts to explore the identity politics of celebrity culture.

7.5.16

Remembering 'Your Fave is Problematic', the Woke Blog that Started It All

It was the site that launched a thousand tweets three years ago, but what of its legacy?

5.17.16

Why Do So Many People Legally Change Their Name?

The number of people who've changed their name by deed poll has more than doubled int he last 10 years. Why?

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10.28.14

We Talked to the Director of 'Dear White People' About Race, Identity, and Black Cinema

He doesn't mind being called the "black Whit Stillman".