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IUD, And You Can Too

IUDs are a lot like CrossFit: if you've got a friend with one, you've probably heard all about it. But there’s more to those three letters than most people want to talk about—so I will…







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The Avalanches Are Back... Or Are They?

On April 11, a dark and dusty (but not forgotten) corner of the Internet flickered back to life as, without announcement, a simple banner was posted to Facebook. There was no caption and no explanation—only a black satin flag embroidered with a golden butterfly, classic symbolism reserved for the most dramatic of transformations…



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Laura Jane Grace On That Time She Burned Her Birth Certificate On Stage

Laura Jane Grace has decided to open up about her highly publicized show in North Carolina, where she memorably said goodbye to gender by burning her birth certificate on stage. The Against Me! frontwoman, who herself identifies as transgender, hails from North Carolina and had no intention of canceling her show, as many of her fellow artists have done in protest of the state's controversial anti-LGBT law…

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Flume And Beck Made The Trippiest Song

We're always game for random collaborations like Willow Smith and Michael Cera, but to hear Flume team up with Beck? We never saw that one coming, but we totally needed it. Both artists collaborated on the track "Tiny Cities," which is featured on Flume's forthcoming album, Skin…


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17 Music Acts On The Best Festivals They've Ever Been To

For touring artists, the summer festival season can be a breather from the lonely and sometimes isolating grind of hopping between traditional music venues. It gives them the chance to see a host of other acts they otherwise might not catch, mingle with their fellow artists backstage, and if they're lucky, soak in some actual sun…