Celebrate Riot Grrrl Day: A Playlist

Riot Grrrl is a feminist movement found in the 1990s in Olympia, Washington. A handful of punk and rocker ladies have been musically influenced by the Riot Grrrl’s core values, usually calling out on misogyny, racism, domestic violence, female empowerment and patriarchy. There is a DIY state of mind regarding the different art forms to spread…

Powerful Lyrics + Punk Rock Feminism + Playlist

In the midst of Olympia’s music scene during the early 1990’s, Kathleen Hanna formed a feminist punk  band that was characterized by profound lyrics and political awareness. Her music and ideas revolved around non-objectification, consent, and self rights–especially to her body and every other woman’s. After watching a documentary on her and her band Bikini Kill,…