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Kelly Oxford is not an easy woman to introduce. An early star of Twitter and prolific Snapchatter, she’s an LA-based social media personality without any of the stereotypical trappings one might associate with a title like that. She’s a screenwriter working on a new yet-to-be-titled Hulu comedy; a mother of three kids (Sal, Henry, and Bea) so funny their witty one-liners have been Buzzfeed-a-fied multiple times; and a person outspoken about her experiences with...
In January, several women came forward on social media with allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Heathcliff Berru, the former CEO of Life or Death PR. In the wake of their allegations, Berru stepped down and has since entered a rehab facility in California. (Many of Life or Deaths remaining members left the company to found their own endeavor, Liberal Arts.) When I spoke with him in February for a follow-up story, he...
Trigger warning for explicit descriptions of sexual assault and discussion of sexual violence and rape. In mid-January a story about sexual harassment and assault in the music industry broke via social media. It began with a series of tweets from Dirty Projectors member Amber Coffman about the inappropriate sexual contact of a music publicist named Heathcliff Berru. Coffman’s situation had occurred publicly in a bar several years before, and she later shared that the experience...
Trigger warning for explicit descriptions of physical and sexual assault. In October of 2015 Brooklyn Magazine published its annual 30 Under 30 list. One of the people on it was Winston Scarlett, a Queens native and member of Brooklyn's thriving live music and DIY spaces scene. He was billed as the founder of Bed-Stuy curatorial platform Slackgaze, Chelsea DIY space NoLa Darling, and bassist in the psych-punk band Chimes; through his work, he aimed to elevate people of color in...

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