Katy Perry Accused Again of Bigotry, This Time Against Muslims

Fans of "Ur So Gay" and "I Kissed a Girl," as well as Katy Perry's random geisha performance at the American Music Awards, are in luck. The singer has more stupidly offensive fare to foist upon us. This time she faces backlash for featuring a man wearing an Allah pendant who disintegrates into sand upon her command. » 2/25/14 7:10pm 2/25/14 7:10pm

Could Carmen Carrera Be Victoria's Secret's First Trans Angel?

Last week a petition was posted on Change.org, urging Victoria's Secret to hire Carmen Carrera as a model. Carmen Carrera is a transgender burlesque performer extraordinaire, well known for her pre-transition stint on RuPaul's Drag Race where she set the gold standard for the art of the "tuck and fold." Just this… » 11/12/13 1:00pm 11/12/13 1:00pm

Why in God's Name Is Mike Tyson, Convicted Rapist, Guest Starring on Law & Order: SVU?

I've spent a lot of time analyzing my long-term, stable(r), monogamous attachment to Law & Order: SVU (how do we keep the spark alive!?), and one of the main conclusions I've come to is that—for all its gratuitous trauma-porn issues — it's a show largely about women that actually acknowledges how scary and vulnerable… » 1/25/13 4:40pm 1/25/13 4:40pm

Oxygen Ignores Petition Against 'Racist, Exploitative' All My Babies' Mamas

Last month we brought your attention to a yet-unaired one-hour special on Oxygen that follows G-Unit rapper and Atlanta native Shawty Lo and the eleven children he fathered with 10 different women. It's called Downton Abbey All My Babies' Mamas, and the network touts the show's mission statement to "capture the highs… » 1/05/13 1:30pm 1/05/13 1:30pm