Authors » Madison McSweeney
Madison McSweeney is a Political Science and Communications graduate from the University of Ottawa. She is currently interning at the Manning Centre.
Posted: June 13, 2017
In 1972 Lou Reed offended conservatives with his hit Walk on the Wild Side, an admiring ode to his transgendered friend Holly, who left Miami as a he and became a she on the way to New York. In 2017 the song has offended progressives as a transphobic example of cultural appropriation. Madison McSweeney explains what a long, strange trip it’s been from conservative censorship to progressive censorship.
Articles by Madison McSweeney
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