What Katy Perry’s on-stage groping reveals about our double standard when it comes to sexual assault

Our super-productive regular contributor AJ McKenna addresses the careless reporting surrounding Katy Perry’s recent onstage incident while performing in Rio. A female fan groped her – touching her boob, grabbing her ass, and sashaying down KP’s body ’til their face was basically in her crotch – yet some outlets made jokes referencing “I Kissed a Girl.” When…

Damn it, Caitlyn Jenner!

Superstar contributor AJ McKenna is forced to return to the Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume debacle as CJ declares the outfit inoffensive. But what implications does a statement like this have for the trans community, when a white Republican with significant privilege says they’re in on the transphobic joke? I Am Cait has undoubtedly given voice to…

What No One is Saying About The Danish Girl

As a bonus bit of reading for you, we’re republishing AJ McKenna‘s essay on forthcoming film The Danish Girl. The essay was originally published on her blog Wrestling Emily Dickinson, which is totally prime for a binge-read. The web is filled with wonder at the news that Eddie Redmayne is to follow up his Oscar-winning turn playing a…