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Sound Out: Coming Home to Lavender Country

Queer country artists have been making their voices known for decades.

Taking the Long Way: The Price of Political Dissent in Country Music

The severity of the punishment wasn’t retaliation for an act of dissent but rather one of betrayal; and to commit a betrayal, one has to first be a loyal soldier. Read more »

Ray of Light: Amy Ray’s New Album Gives Voice to a Rural Resistance

Holler’s bravado doesn’t simplify or glorify country life. Read more »

BitchTapes: Even more SXSW Favorites

Our Music Editor Katie Presley was at SXSW Music Fest in Austin last week, and all this month she’s highlighting the best feminist music she discovered in the Lone Star State.  Read more »

BitchTapes: Nevertheless, She Persisted

A mix for women who were warned. Who were given an explanation.  Read more »

Loamlands Makes Folk Songs for Punk Hearts

Loamlands, with its ’70s-rock guitar and pastoral imagery, has given Register a platform from which to write songs about queer life and history. Read more »

BitchTapes: 2016 Favorites

Bitch Music Editor Katie Presley highlights some of her favorite songs of 2016. Read more »

BitchTapes: Holiday Shmoliday

A mix of non-traditional holiday songs for the end of a non-traditional year.  Read more »

This is Feminist Country: As the CMAs Show, Beyoncé and the Dixie Chicks Herald the Future of Country

If the Country Music Association wants to last another 50 years, it’ll have to accept Beyoncé and other artists of color. Read more »

Reversing Muses: Women, Music, and Podcasts

Two recent podcasts have featured iconic female musicians in conversation with each other about representation in the music industry.  Read more »

"Midwest Farmer's Daughter" Makes Good: Singer Margo Price's Golden Year

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of this generation’s Tammy Wynette, you’ll be pleased to know that the wait is finally over. Read more »

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