How Consumerism Devoured the Workin’ Man Blues
How did the genre transform from working class catharsis to an corporate marketing campaign for a certain version of the American dream?
Why Is Country Radio So Afraid of Women?
Last week, the “world’s leading authority on radio programming” said if country radio stations want to improve their ratings, they should avoid playing female artists. Um, what?
Country's “Girl Crush” Controversy Shows that When the Bros Win, LGBT People and Women Lose
The type of sexuality that country music is comfortable with is absolutely never queer, and absolutely never focuses on pleasure for women.
Miranda Lambert Rules, but It'll Take More Than a Grammy to End Country Music's Sexism Problem
This is why it's more important now than ever to support the strong women holding it down in a bro-dominated modern country culture.