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Pop Music Could Use Another Decade as 'Gay' as the '80s

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 06.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

The new-wave acts of the early '80s represent everything that mainstream pop acts aren't so free to be today. Imagine One Direction hitting the stage dressed like Kajagoogoo. Would teenage girls still go wild? Would Taylor Swift have dated one of them?

Keeping Brothers Close and Dreams Closer: On Lupita's Validation and Obama's Initiative

Jay Dodd | Posted 05.04.2014 | Black Voices
Jay Dodd

"My Brother's Keeper" frames education and jobs, as the way to equality and that is simply not the case. It will not protect them from White fear emboldened by guns on street corners. It will not erase minstrel-like narratives reproduced in media.

Name-Dropping with Pollo! (10/05/2011)

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 12.07.2011 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Decades ago, when C&C Music Factory's "Everybody Dance Now" topped charts based on the powerful voice of Martha Wash, featured vocalists were something of a novelty. In today's music industry, they're practically the norm.

Name-Dropping with Pollo! (09/15/11)

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 11.19.2011 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

For drag fans, this one's jam-packed! I serve a backstage interview with RuPaul's Drag Race star India Ferrah and video from Jose A. Guzman-Colon's shoot with original Drag Race diva BeBe Zahara Benet.

Louisiana Skipped Key Standardized Testing Analysis In 2009-2010, Cites Budget Woes

The Washington Independent | Mikhail Zinshteyn | Posted 10.12.2011 | Education

The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) did not conduct an erasure analysis of the state's standardized test scores for the 2009-2010 academic ye...

HuffPost Video Exclusive: Erasure's "A Little Respect," Plus a Holiday Conversation With Mr. Pink Martini

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Erasure wanted to do something a little extra to spread light on this inspiring message of tolerance and to help raise money for an organization that is on the front line for gay and human rights.

Beatles For Sale, John Leckie Interview on The Stone Roses, This Week's New Albums, plus Scott Weiland, Jason Mraz, and Glee

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With the release of stereo and mono box sets, individual album reissues, and their own edition of Rock Band, The Beatles finally have stepped into the 21st century in a major way.