What’s Current: ‘If I don’t call myself white, maybe I am not,’ says Vanessa Beecroft, Kanye West’s collaborator

White Madonna With Twins, 2006. Photo: Vanessa Beecroft
White Madonna With Twins, 2006. Photo: Vanessa Beecroft

Vanessa Beecroft, Kanye West’s visual art collaborator: “If I don’t call myself white, maybe I am not.” (Back in March, she told W that she believed her work with West entitled her to identify as black.)

Megan Short, a victim of domestic abuse, posted on Facebook that she needed help moving out the same day she was shot, alongside her three children and the family’s dog.

Trump jokes about maaaaybe shooting Hillary Clinton.

Yas kween.

Meghan Murphy
Meghan Murphy

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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