Britney Spears Was Never in Control Why did I ever believe a teen girl could hold all the power?
The New York Times’s Framing Britney Spears documentary casts a spell. I am thinking specifically of the stretch that chronicles Spears’s rise as a teen idol, starting with the “Baby One More Time” video. I had not seen it since elementary school and was unsettled, as an adult, to watch a 16-year-old embody a schoolgirl fantasy. To make sense of the video’s popularity, the Times’s Wesley Morris suggests that to the 12- and 13-year-olds watching the video when it came out…
Avery, a sex worker, lost her first Twitter account in early 2020, built her followers back up, and then early this year was kicked off again.
When she went to set up a third account, she found she could no longer use the name she had been using for sex work and adult content — she’d lost her entire brand, including thousands of followers and many clients who only knew her by her former, banned name.
“I had to change my name, because I don’t want to get suspended again,” she said.
“And it can still happen. It’s honestly terrifying…
HOLMENKOLLEN: Tre norske idrettsprofiler forteller om sine opplevelser med manglende likestilling i sporten. Nå går de i spissen for likestillingskamp med sterke sponsorer i ryggen.
Maren Lundby skjønner ikke hvorfor ikke jenter får hoppe i store bakker — eller hvorfor de ikke får hoppe i det hele tatt. Amalie Iuel undrer seg over at det knapt finnes kvinner som trenere og ledere. Grace Bullen måtte fortelle vantro menn at hun som jente faktisk drev med bryting.
De er tre idrettsutøvere blant de beste i verden. Alle har de møtt mangelen på likhet mellom kjønnene. Nå stiller…