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 are women, The Huffington Post recently published a piece titled “Music Festivals’ Glaring Women Problem” where they break down the numbers on how many women… More »
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 from men and women in the scene and to out the predators. More »
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 feminist or not feminist, without actually digging into the roots of sexism? More »
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.
The 27 year old described many instances of sexism that got in her way on her rise to success, including the music industry being male-dominated,… More »
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. More »
Ed Sheeran, please STFU and have a seat next to Taylor Swift. More »
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 has written a short retrospective essay about his novel-form love song for record shops for Billboard.
More interesting than his short insights on… More »
“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 everybody sleeping with everybody else. That’s really not [the case], at least to my knowledge. There might be all kinds of stuff going on that… More »
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Ladies: if for some nutty reason, you decide you want to be challenged, ridiculed, unfairly judged and, of course, stereotyped in your career, the music industry is just the thing for you!
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