Tag Archives: Music

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet ICYMI: the Crunk Feminist Collective and The Nation DJed your 4th. What to the slave is the fourth of July? What to the prisoner is the fourth of July? The N-word on the 4th of July. An immigrant kid’s perspective on citizenship and the Voting Rights Act. The U.S. caters to male desire. North [...]
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Watch this video of awesome 11-year-old cellist Sujari Brit

TweetHere’s some inspiration to start your week via Colorlines. Meet 11-year-old cellist Sujari Brit, who is apparently as eloquent as she is talented at playing the cello. I haven’t been able to locate a transcript yet, so would be grateful if someone left one in the comments! Tweet
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Quick Hit: Grimes rails against sexism in the music world

TweetIn this awesome rant, Grimes offers some #realtalk about her frustrations as a woman in the music biz. A taste: i dont want to be infantilized because i refuse to be sexualized i dont want to be molested at shows or on the street by people who perceive me as an object that exists for their personal satisfaction [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Fully dressed superheroines are about questioning the genre, not imposing a moral code. Kai M Green: “I will never straighten out my wrist.” Hillary Clinton: Helping women isn’t just a “nice” thing to do. Speaking of which, check out Politico on Hillary Clinton Fever. The New York Times reports on the NYPD’s policing of [...]
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Quote of the Day: “All men should be feminists”

TweetSo says John Legend. “All men should be feminists. If men care about women’s rights the world will be a better place. We are better off when women are empowered – it leads to a better society.” Via Shakesville. Tweet
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