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John Ortved

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    See Who Showed Up at VFiles’ Second Anniversary PartyRappers, artists, teens, and a sugar baby, to start.
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    Ratchet: The Rap Insult That Became a ComplimentDissecting a word that’s risen from the working-class South to the Twitter feeds of Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and plenty of gay men, too.