In South Africa, approximately 500,000 rapes, murders and beatings are committed against women every year.1 Many of these are carried out against black lesbian women, including hate crimes and practices of ‘corrective rape’.2 Zanele Muholi is a South African visual activist and creator of Inkanyiso, an activist platform that exposes the realities of black LGBTI individuals in South Africa. This month, she’s in New York as part of Brooklyn Museum’s Isibonelo/Evidence show, travelling with three… [read more »]
Raise your hand if you’re a Martine Rose boy. We were taken this season by her shoplifter proportions, out of left field obsession with beer, and a realist portrayal of something we can’t quite pin down. Martine also somehow managed to sustain the relevancy of the crop top while totally demeaning the shoe.