Posts tagged "kathleen hanna"

6 Feminist Roleplays For The Bedroom

Feminist sex is the sexiest sex, we all know it. Your bedroom game is probably already so stellar that Beyonce’s recording a song about it at this very moment, but…

Lucy Doyle | May 26, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Today Is Riot Grrrl Day (In Boston … And In Our Hearts)!

Rebel grrrls you are the queen of my world!

Robyn Pennacchia | April 9, 2015 - 1:00 pm

No, But Seriously, Kathleen Hanna Is Just What Miley Cyrus Needs

I’m a fan of Miley Cyrus’ most recent hip-hop influenced album. I think it’s fun and silly and clever and while Miley’s attempts at rapping are fairly laughable, her singing…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 5, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Kathleen Hanna: My Abortion “Was One Of the Best Things That Happened To Me”

“Well, I worked at McDonald’s and I spent the money I earned at McDonald’s to get my abortion. I was only 15 and the person who got me pregnant did…

Jessica Wakeman | January 8, 2014 - 4:31 pm

Kathleen Hanna Explains The Origins Of “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

This one’s an oldie but a goodie: Riot grrl hero and fellow Colonel Mustard fan Kathleen Hanna is the woman responsible (in small part, anyway) for the epic Nirvana song…

Julie Gerstein | September 1, 2013 - 10:00 am

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…

Julie Gerstein | March 18, 2013 - 10:40 am

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…

Jessica Wakeman | March 15, 2013 - 9:20 am

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.

Julie Gerstein | November 17, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Kathleen Hanna Says We Should All Be More Like Beyoncé

“Beyoncé isn’t Beyoncé because she reads comments on the Internet. Beyoncé is in Ibiza, wearing a stomach necklace, walking hand in hand with her hot boyfriend. She’s going on the…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Kathleen Hanna Calls Katy Perry’s “I Kissed A Girl” Song “Straight Up Offensive”

“I mean, is it really that different when it’s a skinny white woman in a bathing suit singing [about gay rights]? None of these women ever wear pants, first of…

Jessica Wakeman | June 12, 2011 - 5:00 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | June 9, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Tavi’s Sweater Says The “F Word” On It

Is it OK if I live vicariously through Tavi for a while? The 14-year-old style blogger brunched with Kathleen Hanna of Le Tigre and Bikini Kill while in New York…

Jessica Wakeman | September 21, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Le Tigre + Christina Aguilera = OK, Whatever

Pitchfork says the kick-ass electro-punk group, Le Tigre, is working on music with Christina Aguilera of all people. Presumably they’re doing music for X-tina’s new album, since JD Samson recently…

Jessica Wakeman | July 10, 2009 - 5:30 pm