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Daily Crush: Barragán's 'Lesbian' Tee

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For spring '17, designer Victor Barragán appropriated the iconic Friends logo, replacing the seven letters with "Lesbian" in all caps on a plain black tee. The back of his Mexican-made t-shirt reads, "Money Makes Me Cum," in more relatable banter. The entire tee, now available online for $160, is a critical reflection of '90s pop culture and mainstream television's tendency to make open jokes about LGBTQ people.

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"With the Friends tee, I've watched the show all my life," the Mexico City-bred talent told i-D. "Recently, I was watching one of the first seasons with my friend and we noticed a trend of making jokes about gays and lesbians. Someone said 'lesbian' and there was a fake laugh. We were like, 'This stuff is fucked up!' At the time, we may have thought it was funny, but it's different now. That was a critique of the show that we realized too much later." 

Purchase Barragán's "Lesbian" tee on barragannnn.com.

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