Kat George

Interviews

Girls Against: These Teens Formed a Group to Fight Sexual Harassment at Shows

Getting groped at gigs is not OK. We talked to the girls taking a stance against assault, victim blaming, and the culture of complicity. And they're actually getting somewhere.
Kat George
5.5.16
Internet Exploring

Britney Spears's Instagram Is the Most Joyful Thing on the Internet

Next month Britney will release her first single in a year, but in the meantime we've been enjoying unfiltered Insta-Brit—smudged mascara, inspirational quotes, pics of corn and all.
Kat George
4.18.16
Thinkpieces And Shit

Spread ‘Em, Ladies: How 90s Chairdancing Liberated the Female Crotch

The manspreading once reserved for dudes in music videos has been reclaimed over the years by female pop stars.
Kat George
3.23.16
Op-Eds

Madonna Pulls Girl's Top Down on Stage, Reveals Double Standards

When male singer's grind up on fans no one says a thing, yet after one slip of the hand Madonna's (again) labeled "a dirty old woman."
Kat George
3.19.16
What I Learned About Style…

What I Learned About Style From Destiny's Child's "Bootylicious"

The year is 2001, the pants are sitting far too low, Destiny's Child are still matchy-matchy, and yet Bey still crushed it with her foreshadowing of trends to come. Happy #FBF
Kat George
3.18.16
Op-Eds

The Changing Face of the Male Pop Star Heartthrob

What women are after, at least in their pop idols, isn’t the fantasy of a perfect body, but rather the articulation of the complicated language of emotion. And talent.
Kat George
2.24.16
Op-Eds

How We're Failing Kesha

The court’s rejection of Kesha’s injunction against Dr. Luke is a cold reminder that sexism in the music industry is deeply institutionalized.
Kat George
2.22.16
Op-Eds

Misogyny and Mr. West: Why I'm No Longer a Kanye Fan

There are much more crafty, interesting ways to be provocative than by trolling victims of rape, or attacking Taylor Swift or Amber Rose.
Kat George
2.12.16
Deep Ass Questions

Where Is Rihanna's 'Anti,' Damnit

Ri's been teasing her eighth record for over a year, so where is it? We're getting foreplay fatigue. Here's the story so far.
Kat George
1.13.16
Op-Eds

Stop Saying It's "Brave" for Artists to Confront Trolls About Their Appearance

The notion that female artists are “brave” for speaking out against body shaming perpetuates the notion that women in the public eye have something to answer for.
Kat George
1.6.16
What I Learned About Style…

What I Learned About Style from Pink's "There You Go"

Remember when everyone wore pube-skimming hipster PVC flares? Thanks Pink!
Kat George
1.6.16
Op-Eds

The Power of Adele and Grimes: How Pop Is Catching Up to Modern Femininity

Their music might be different, but both Adele and Grimes are redefining what it means to be a woman in pop music in a very similar way.
Kat George
11.10.15
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