stereotypes

8.28.18

Why I Won't Call Nicki Minaj's Beefing 'a Meltdown'

We don’t require male rappers to be empowering to each other, so why should Nicki play nice?

7.13.18

What Your Instagram Aesthetic Says About You

You've got one. I've got one. Here’s a comprehensive guide to exactly what it says about your entire personality and way of life.

12.29.17

Here Are All The Things Millennials Killed In 2017

Congrats, everyone. We did it!

8.17.17

People of Colour Talk About the Times They ‘Code Switched’

“Acting white” can be a survival strategy, but it also comes with a lot of baggage.

6.9.17

Why People Still Laugh at Asian Accents: An Investigation

As a comic of Asian descent, I needed to know the answer.

5.11.17

Talking to Actresses About Racist Roles in Period Pieces

Only one kind of role exists for women of colour in the “uncomplicated, guilt-free entertainment” of historical fiction: subordination.

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4.3.17

Everyone You're Going to Meet On a Dating App

Yes, it's just a carousel of the same old people going around and around and around and around.

3.1.17

Meet Hollywood's Ten Favorite Raver Stereotypes

From frat bros to talentless wannabes, mainstream movies and TV continue to lean on tired cliches.

12.27.16

Turning BBW into a Point of Pride, Not a Category of Porn

Theresa Chromati subverts the derogatory moniker to reclaim the black, female gaze.

8.25.16

A Japanese Photographer Examines Identity Stereotypes

Eighteen-year-old Izumi Miyazaki cites a number of surrealists as her inspiration in her thoughtful, wry, and precise work on identity stereotypes, setting cultural clichés alongside grotesque or awkward elements.

5.10.16

What It's Like to Be Discriminated Against by People of Your Own Race

We talked to people about battling light-skinned and dark-skinned stereotypes.

3.22.16

Here's Every Bloke You'll Ever Meet in a Record Shop

The record store is the domain of the maladjusted, here's your guide to the ten dudes who rule it.

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