Posts tagged "bikini kill"

Kathleen Hanna On Borrowed Nostalgia For The Unremembered ’90s

I do a lot of interviews and stuff where they ask me about it and I feel like the nostalgia is this happy thing where it’s like, “oh, I wish I lived in the '90s, it would be so awesome! There was this community and it would be so great. My experience of it wa…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 21, 2013

Bikini Kill’s Kathleen Hanna & Kathi Wilcox Play The Friendship Game

Guys, it was a rough weekend, what with the coverage of the Steubenville rape verdict, and all the rape apologists and all. Very disheartening. But then I caught this little gem of a video -- Bikini Kill legends Kathleen Hanna and Kathi Wilcox playing "The Friendship Game" -- and I felt a little…
By: Julie Gerstein / March 18, 2013

Kathleen Hanna Gives Taylor Swift Her Feminist Seal Of Approval

I’m totally into Taylor Swift. I think she has super-clever lyrics, and I love that she writes her own music. Some of the themes she writes about are stuff I wish was there for me when I was in high school, and I’m so happy she really cares about her female fans. She’s not catering…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 15, 2013

Riot Grrl Kathleen Hanna On Bikini Kill’s Beginnings

"I wanted to be a part of a family. I wanted to be someone who helped girls who'd been abused feel less alone because I'd been one of those girls. How is it that the world is half women, so many of us have experienced rape, battering, and verbal abuse, yet there were very few…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 17, 2012

Kathleen Hanna On Being A Feminist Ambassador

"I feel like there's this weird thing that as a feminist band you get put in this role as ambassadors. Certain people are like 'Oh, here come the Feminazis!' You end up acting 10 times nicer than you even need to be, to be the opposite of the stereotype like 'You're the man haters!'…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 9, 2011