Tag: Culture

Edith Windsor, Same-Sex Marriage Activist, Dead at 88

Edith Windsor, the LGBT activist whose 2013 Supreme Court win paved the way for same-sex marriage nationwide, died in Manhattan Tuesday. She was 88. The New York Times reports that her wife, Judith Kasen-Windsor, confirmed…

American Cult: 5 Spiritual Groups That Went Too Far

Cults are having a cultural moment. Between the success of Hulu’s The Path, the upcoming Waco miniseries and recent allegations that R&B singer R. Kelly has been This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: American Cult:…

How the Internet Changed Porn

Years ago, the author and filmmaker Jon Ronson reported on Parisian orgies: elaborate high-society fuckfests with beautiful people packed into palatial apartments. Today, Ronson has a reputation for sympathetically portraying outsiders in his work, like…

Why Juggalos Are Marching on Washington

When it was first announced in July 2016, the Juggalo March on Washington was considered a novelty at best. If it was mentioned in mainstream media at all, it was mostly ridiculed. Juggalos – fans…