The Strange Outing (?) of Steven Crowder
Out now in Tablet
“With scruffy beard, signature gun holsters, and muscles showing beneath his too-tight sweaters, he angrily stands up for “traditional masculinity” and mockingly impersonates gay stereotypes. Confusingly for some, Crowder also has repeatedly dressed in drag—seemingly for “comic” effect—and throws the epithet “fag” around with the casual frequency I’ve only seen among virulent homophobes and the gayest twinks on Earth.”
Out now in Tablet: my piece on gay blackmail, right-wing grifting, and the death of values in the internet economy. My comparisons with Victim and Peter Tatchell’s Outrage! didn’t make the final cut - but still very happy with the piece. Read it now!