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Bespoke Conviction

I’ve been looking at the relationship between rebellion, belonging and conformity and how these can exist alongside one another without being contradictory. This was the inspiration behind making a black cutoff denim with anarcho and crust punk band patches and a quilted floral lining. 188 more words

Sewing

Sleater-Kinney's All Hands on the Bad One (2000)

Album: All Hands on the Bad One
Artist: Sleater-Kinney
Year: 2000
Reason Featured: #10 on The Village Voice’s Pazz & Jop Poll for 2000, #16 Album for Pitchfork’s Top Twenty Albums of 2000… 433 more words

Music

On partying for the revolution

Dear Dad,

How are you? What have you been up to?

Me? Well, I had the best party last week! There were snacks, there were libations, there was loud music and lots of cute women, and there was frank and serious discussion of gender norms and the role that gender, sexuality and feminism play in our lives. 204 more words

Feminism

Why We Listen 22 - Geo Wyeth

Geo Wyeth is my guest for the 22nd episode of Why We Listen.

We listen to and discuss:

Keith Jarrett – ‘In Front’
Arthur Russell – ‘She’s the Star / I Take This Time’ 56 more words

Why We Listen Podcast

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. 286 more words

Empowerment

Stranger in a Strange Land: A Gone Home Review

It is not often that a game is able to weave such a nuanced and affecting tale, but this game does so masterfully. Lacking many elements of a traditional game, the developers of “Gone Home” took a big risk with a medium that tends to struggle with narrative and it paid off. 1,325 more words

Review

Day 4: Yuck

I am sick and gross and I have nothing interesting to say.  Please enjoy this copy of a page from a riot grrrl zine from back in the day. 17 more words

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