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'Riot Grrrl Day' Declared in Boston to Honor BAMF Kathleen Hanna 

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has declared Thursday, April 9 as “Riot Grrrl” day to honor Kathleen Hanna, Bikini Kill founder, cultural pioneer, and conquering badass. Walsh’s mayoral proclamation praises the “formidable wave” of female musicians, artists and writers who rose up through Riot Grrrl, saying the movement has… » 4/08/15 5:20pm 4/08/15 5:20pm

Riot Grrrl Kathleen Hanna Is 'Totally Into' Taylor Swift

Fact: Kathleen Hanna's seal of approval probably won't quiet all the noise about whether Taylor Swift is Likeable/Super-Talented/Super Annoying/Lacks A Sense of Humor/A Feminist Even Though She Says She's Not/A Feminist's Nightmare—or, uh actually, let's just go with "Valid" as an all-encompassing term. » 3/16/13 5:00pm 3/16/13 5:00pm

Someone Needs To Throw Another Tampon Into The Crowd

Every few years someone pens a piece about how women in rock are finally mainstream, pointing to the "emergence" of female singer-songwriters as proof. This weekend, The Telegraph, in an article about the "New Girl Power" in rock, declared that the mainstream music industry "has rarely invested in girls with guitars:… » 11/19/07 3:00pm 11/19/07 3:00pm