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…
To celebrate the their 25th anniversary (holy shit, we're old!), the seminal riot grrrl band Bikini Kill has launched their own record label, Bikini Kill Records, in order to reissue physical copies of their albums. (Currently, they're only available digitally.)
Sara Marcus's Girls To The Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution is a history of a group of young, punk women who refused to shut up. And if you listen, you can still hear them.
Since the 1990s, zines have played a crucial role in bringing awareness of feminism to young women. But with the publication of a new book devoted to Zine culture, one has to wonder, are zines obsolete?
Riot Grrrl Retrospective is an "online exhibition" of 11 short clips - which include archival footage and interviews - that explore how the political/musical movement started, and why it faded away.