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The Raincoats

“It made me happier than playing in front of thousands of people each night, rock-god idolization from fans, music industry plankton kissing my ass, and the million dollars I made last year. 36 more words


Donna Dresch (Not Your Bitch #8)

Around the time I finished my mailorder/distribution, this person ‘Jump’ (Christine Johnson) sent me a copy of a zine she did – Not Year Bitch (#8; 1999). 269 more words


She's got Moxie

As soon as I read the intro, I knew I was going to enjoy Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu.

For all the teenage women fighting the good fight. 330 more words

YA Literature

5 Reasons Why Hello Kitty is a Feminist Icon

Oh, Hello Kitty. One of my childhood heroes, she’s gained an iconic status worldwide since her debut in 1974. Although she’s received some bad press over the years for her stereotypically girly demeanour, here at Persist, we think she’s pretty rad. 197 more words


MI MUSIC: The Old Guard Ep. 1 - The Lippies were snarky, feminist, punk-rock shooting stars

The Lippies flashed through the Grand Rapids scene so quickly that I won’t blame you if you missed them (but goddamn did you miss out). 460 more words

Grand Rapids

ALBUM: Bearcats - 'No Friends'

Californian duo Bearcats have just released No Friends, their debut album of bass n drum sounds reflecting the ferociousness of their feminism and friendship in eight blistering tracks. 451 more words

New Music