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Emma Joslyn
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Emma Joslyn is a third-year student at Stanford University, where she's studying American studies and feminist, gender, and sexuality studies. She originally hails from Florida and harbors a passion for pop culture, food, and social justice.

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Genre Trouble: How the Music Industry Classifies Iggy Azalea

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 10:37 AM

Iggy Azalea is the new Miley Cyrus. In the same way that Miley served as a point of entry to many conversations about whiteness and cultural appropriation last year, Iggy is the latest example of how white artists snatch up elements of black culture, whitewash them, and then sell them...

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Why Can't Holy Spaces Be Safe Spaces?

(1) Comments | Posted December 9, 2013 | 6:32 PM

I grew up in a world in which evangelical megachurches locked sweet kids in closets until they escaped into pill bottles. Fear and faith worked together to transform adolescent love letters into criminal evidence. But since then, religion's looming shadow has by and large disappeared from my radar. Visions of...

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Desperately Seeking Music Equality: Looking Beyond Macklemore's 'Same Love' Success

(7) Comments | Posted October 4, 2013 | 9:26 PM

Whether or not you actually watched this year's MTV Video Music Awards, I'm going to assume that if you've found yourself reading this blog post, you have come across other people talking about the notorious award show and its many controversial moments. Miley Cyrus probably takes the cake for greatest...

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