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David Bowie: Time to Mourn or Call Out?

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Bowie was a cultural icon, but he was also a person. And that person was accused of rape, and sexual assault of a minor. So what is to be said about a person after they pass who on the one hand provided a a creative outlet and a lifeline for queer folks and trans* folks, and boys who like girls but don’t quite fit in with the cool crowd, and on the other, survivors who are triggered and re-traumatized by the attention and praise being heaped upon a perpetrator? This article tackles these questions and more, exploring the complicated natures of celebrity and humanity.

– Brett Goldberg

Read the article via Aida Manduley’s blog

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