riot grrrl

Sleater-Kinney Carves Out Their Own Sound

After a ten-year hiatus, this month Sleater-Kinney is releasing their eighth album, No Cities to Love, on Sub Pop Records. Read more »

Sleater-Kinney is Reuniting!

Sleater-Kinney performing in 2005. Photo by Damon Green Excellent news, friends. Carrie Brownstein ... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Riot Grrrl Revisited

This is a big year for musicians who grew up with the Riot Grrrl movement. In this episode, we talk with iconic musicians Kathleen Hanna and ... Read more »

A Quieter Riot: Kathleen Hanna Talks about the Grrrl She was and the Woman She is Now

The singer has spent the last six years dealing with the effects of Lyme Disease, which hinders both physical and neurological abilities. Read more »

"Cats Against Catcalling" is a Five-Hour-Long Anti-Street Harassment Mixtape

Riot Grrrl Berlin recently released their sixth music compilation—joining mixtapes like “This is What Feminism Sounds Like” and “... Read more »

Why I Was Never a Riot Grrrl

A couple of years ago I saw ex-Bikini Kill singer Kathleen Hanna speak in New York City, right before she donated her musical archives to New York University’s Fales Library. I was struck by her acerbic wit, her ‘I don’t give a fuck’ attitude. While I was a teenager during the grunge... Read more »

Today in Riot Grrrl News: Bikini Kill Starts Bikini Kill Records!

This week, feminist punk pioneers Bikini Kill started their own record label. Yep, you read that right. Read more »

B-Sides: JD Samson (and a rundown of how she made my teen years more bearable)

JD Samson is certainly no stranger to Bitch; a significant voice in the Riot Grrrl movement, and a more than prominent queer and feminist icon, it only makes sense to let you know what she’s up to this summer. Last week, while attempting to figure... Read more »

On Our Radar

Another week, another collection of web adventures. ColorLines shares ... Read more »

Bechdel Test Canon: The Yo-Yo Gang and The Lollipop Generation

Reception is important when thinking about movies. So far, the titles I've selected played in a theater at some point, whether on a festival circuit or during a theatrical run. This wasn't always the case with the work of Toronto-based queercore pioneer... Read more »