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Ani DiFranco Posts Brief But Genuine Apology For That Plantation Retreat Debacle

it has taken me a few days but i have been thinking and feeling very intensely and i would like to say i am sincerely sorry. it is obvious to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Ani DiFranco Cancels Feminist Songwriting Retreat At Former Slave Plantation, Offers Weak Non-Apology

Singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco has officially canceled her four-day “righteous feminist songwriting retreat” after fans and non-fans alike rightfully took issue with the event’s location — the Nottoway Plantation, one of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Why Is Ani DiFranco Hosting A “Righteous Feminist Songwriting Retreat” At A Former Slave Plantation?

Ani DiFranco is perhaps one of the best known “feminist” singer-songwriters of the last twenty years. Her music, which I’m not personally a big listener of, has been long been…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Frisky Q&A: Ani DiFranco On Patriarchy, Motherhood & “Having It All”

When I arrived at the basement of the Calvin Theater in Northampton, Massachusetts, I found folk musician Ani DiFranco in the midst of trying to get her six-month-old son Dante…

Avital Norman Nathman |

10 Songs About Lesbians That We Actually Like

Guys who go on and on and on about lady-love are so annoying. They’re lesbians, dude—they’re NOT going to be into you. The latest annoyance? “Girl Gotta Girlfriend”

Jessica Wakeman |

Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of September 30th 2008

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I don’t want to hate on American Apparel, because I love it, but seriously, Oscar-winning Jennifer Hudson needs to fire her stylist. On the cover…

Simcha |

Quickies!: Who Doesn’t Love Michael Phelps?

If it wasn’t for that butter-face, we’d want to do Michael Phelps too. [College Candy]

Annika Harris |

Top Five Menstrual Songs

I took a lot of women’s studies classes in college and even spelled women as “womyn” for a while, but I’ve never quite understood menstrual art. I have a lil’

Amelia McDonell-Parry |