#12 - Black Swan: Inner Whore vs. Outer Madonna

#12 - Black Swan: Inner Whore vs. Outer Madonna

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Have you heard of the Madonna/Whore Dichotomy? It basically posits that women are forced into a binary choice between doubling down on their sexuality or retreating from it altogether. Can you imagine Hillary Clinton in lingerie? Can you imagine Beyonce NOT singing about her sex life? Black Swan asks us what happens when you try to simultaneously embody both. Answer: it will drive you positively mad.

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Madonna-Whore Complex

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