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Music Festivals Have A Serious Women Representation Problem, Which Is Not Cool And Not Surprising

Music festival season is upon us and the music industry is once again living up to its bad rep of being blatantly sexist and misogynistic. Although half of the festival attendees…

Liz Magee | May 25, 2016 - 7:05 pm

The Industry Ain’t Safe: This Tumblr Is Collecting Allegations Of Harassment In The Music Industry

A woman who’s worked in the LA music scene for more than six years started The Industry Ain’t Safe as a place to both collect stories of abuse and harassment…

Bronwyn Isaac | January 22, 2016 - 1:30 pm

Charli XCX Made A Documentary About Feminism In The Music Industry

Have women gained as much ground in the past few years as it seems, or are we distracted and seduced by a sort of “pop-feminism” that seeks to label everything…

Bronwyn Isaac | November 27, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Singer Ellie Goulding Gets Real About Sexism In The Music Industry

Singer Ellie Goulding has everything going on, a new album release and a chance to perform in this year’s Victoria’s Secret fashion show, but her success did not come easy.

Katrin Higher | November 15, 2015 - 2:30 pm

#FreedomForKesha: Why The Pop Star’s Suit Against Dr. Luke/Sony Should Matter To All Women In The Music Industry

By allowing the case to drag on, Dr. Luke and Sony are essentially using the legal system to punish Kesha for speaking out about her rape in the first place.

Tiffanie Drayton | September 23, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: Nicki Minaj’s Point About European Beauty Standards And Misogynoir Is Not “Redundant”

Ed Sheeran, please STFU and have a seat next to Taylor Swift.

Tiffanie Drayton | July 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Top 5 Favorite Billboard Essays: Nick Hornby Reflects On High Fidelity, 20 Years Later

If you’re in your mid-twenties or older, you may have been wondering what Nick Hornby’s thoughts on the ultimate fate of the characters in High Fidelity. Well! Fear not. He…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 9, 2015 - 3:35 pm

Carrie Underwood Swears The Real Nashville Isn’t As Dramatic As The Show

“I hope [the viewers] don’t think all the ladies of country music are that scandalous, because I promise you we’re not. I hope people don’t think it’s all backstabbing and…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 20, 2012 - 5:00 pm

The Dos And Don’ts Of Working As A Woman In The Music Industry

This article originally appeared at Thought Catalog. You should follow Thought Catalog on Twitter here.

Ladies: if for some nutty reason, you decide you want to be challenged,…

Katy Maravala | July 5, 2011 - 3:00 pm