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Femininity in Men Is a Form of Power

Diriye Osman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Diriye Osman

If a Somali man is considered feminine he is deemed weak, helpless, pitiful: The underlying message being that femininity is inherently inferior to masculinity. Variants of this thinking extend across most cultures, belief systems, races and sexualities.

Happy Birthday, Grace Jones!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.19.2014 | Black Voices

Our jaws collectively dropped this morning when we found out that today marks Grace Jones' 66th birthday. We can't believe that the music/movie/fashio...

Dog Ears Music: Born in May Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from Peggy Lee, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Adele, and more.

Spring Queening!

Mike Diamond | Posted 06.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Diamond

Ah, springtime, the season of pansies! After a long, cold, dark winter, spring is finally arriving. Mother Gaia warms, the birds chirp and I begin to...

Oscar Nominees As You've Never Seen Them Before: In Coffee Foam Art!

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.01.2014 | Weird News

Even if you've seen all the Oscar-nominated films, you haven't seen them like this. Mike Breach, 28, a New York barista, specializes in "baristart,...

Watch The Star-Studded 'Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special' For Free Right Now

Posted 12.26.2013 | TV

Pee-Wee wants you to feel like a kid again this Christmas! The classic "Pee-Wee's Playhouse Christmas Special" is celebrating its 25th anniversary ...

Grace Jones Planning To Write A Memoir

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — Grace Jones, who once vowed she'd never write a memoir, has changed her mind. The model, actress, singer and Studio 54 legend has an...

Dog Ears Music: Born in May Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Bob Dylan, David Byrne, Grace Jones, Kevin Shields, Cee Lo Green, Mary Wells, and more.

Madonna Takes Her Fans On A 'Holiday'

Liz Smith | Posted 11.11.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

Madonna's not going to change her I'm-not-looking-back ways, but it is said that even she was surprised at the crowd reaction. So maybe she'll sneak in a couple more of the classics as her "MDNA" tour proceeds across the country.

Hidden Treasure- Robinne Lee

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 10.20.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Once in the land of opportunity, you better take from it what it has to offer. And take she did. Earning a BA degree from Yale University, and JD from Columbia Law School, she made her parents proud by honoring their request for her to become a lawyer.

Grace Jones Hula-Hoops Through 'Slave To The Rhythm' At Queen's Jubilee

Posted 06.06.2012 | Fifty

If you loved the 1985 Grace Jones hit "Slave To The Rhythm" as much as we did, you'll be stunned watching the 64-year-old perform the song in London t...

WATCH: Grace Jones Hula-Hoops Her Way Through The Diamond Jubilee

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.08.2012 | Black Voices

Nothing could prepare us for the star-studded lineup at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee concert -- featuring Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney, Jessie J and ...

PHOTOS: Happy 64th Birthday, Grace!

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.20.2012 | Black Voices

Grace Jones' sharp features and even sharper style have made her a cultural icon. The phrase "over-the-top" is definitely too tame to describe the...

Sexy Hair, That's All

Janet Zeitoun | Posted 05.07.2012 | Style
Janet Zeitoun

The notion of "Sexy Hair" has as many facets as a diamond. It could mean the freedom of movement, tone of color, shine, or the angle of a great cut. If you were to pick up any magazine with a premise of "Sexy Hair," all of these elements would be obvious.

PHOTOS: Best Style Moments Of The Week

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.27.2012 | Black Voices

This week was packed with tons of style standouts! The First Lady looked stunning in sapphire at the President's State Of The Union address. We ab...

Grace Jones And Disco Divas Rip The Runway (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.19.2014 | Black Voices

The only thing that could possibly upstage the fun, flirty and ultra sexy lingerie and swimsuits from Etam's Spring/Summer 2012 fashion show would be ...

How To Wear Purple

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is of Grace Jones having dinner at Le Vie en Rose ...

Jean-Paul Goude: 'Goudemalion,' A Retrospective

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Working as a photographer, graphic designer, illustrator, and advertising film director since the 1960s, Jean-Paul Goude has had a rich and storied career. From the New York of Andy Warhol and mixed cultures, to famous model and singer Grace Jones, his muse of the 70s-80s, from the spectacular Bicentennial Parade in Paris in 1989 to ads for Kodak and Chanel, Goude has been one of the greatest contemporary imaginations and seminal tastemakers for over four decades.

Your Guide To Frieze Week 2011

ARTINFO | Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

LONDON--The circus is back in town. The Frieze Art Fair's big tent has once again been pitched in Regent's Park, and this year it's home to 173 contem...

The Legacy of Postmodernism

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Almost as quickly as it arrived and changed our world, Postmodernism disappeared. But with a new exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, it's time now to take a look back at its evolution.

Grace Jones: No One Does It Better

MadameNoire | Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices

Coming in at nearly six feet (mostly legs) with skin the color of mahogany and distinctive facial features and expressions that would put Nicki Minaj ...

A Look Back: Grace Jones at Studio 54, 1978

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is a photo of actress and singer Grace Jones at St...

Rebecca Carroll

A Look Black: Grace Jones, 1977 (PHOTO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Carroll | Posted 10.12.2011 | Black Voices

When Grace Jones arrived on the scene in 1977, I thought the sky had split open and God had given birth to his illegitimate black child. She was brash...

Just a Juggalo: Chatting with Insane Clown Posse, Plus Audio Fidelity's Marshall Blonstein and N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.27.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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What's It All About: Chatting with Pat Metheny, Jonathan Elias, and Viva Voce

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Pat Metheny's new album is titled What's It All About, which is based off a line from the song "Alfie." Since this is an unusual approach for Pat Metheny, he tracked him down to talk about it.