"Choosing to be a feminist has nothing to do with your femininity—or, for that matter, your masculinity."
Rebeca Lane is trying to make socially-conscious hip-hop in a country where femicide is part of daily life, and there are 56,000 reports of violence against women per year.
"You don’t learn when you’re nervous, you learn when it’s playful and safe."
"The oppression and abuse toward the female body is similar to how the Earth has been treated and sold and exploited and disregarded."
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.
2015 was a banner year for music industry-related sexism and misogyny. Here's a breakdown of some of the most egregious examples.
"I'm so done with the metal scene / I'm so done with the dudes who think they're better than me!"
We explore rainy Seattle's bumper crop of up-and-coming feminist punks, including Tacocat, Mombutt, Chastity Belt, and more.