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The Runaways' Jackie Fuchs Speaks Out About Rape | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.16.2015 | Entertainment

Jackie Fuchs, a member of the all-female '70s rock band the Runaways, spoke out on TV this week about being raped by her manager, Kim Fowley, in 1975....

'Being A Passive Bystander Is Not A Crime'

Jackie Fuchs | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics
Jackie Fuchs

Being a passive bystander is not a "crime." If we have any hope at all of putting an end to incidents like these, we need to stop doubting the accusers and start holding rapists, abusers and bullies accountable. What we don't need to do is point fingers at those who weren't to blame for their actions.

Cherie Currie Releases Statement On Jackie Fuchs' Rape Allegations (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 07.13.2015 | Entertainment

Former Runaways lead singer Cherie Currie released a statement responding to allegations her former bandmate Jackie Fuchs (who went by the stage...

Joan Jett Issues Statement On Runaways' Jackie Fox Rape Allegations

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.13.2015 | Entertainment

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The Lost Girls

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

One famous band. One huge secret. Many lives destroyed. Read more here....

The Rock and Roll Pride Ride and the Tomboy Queen

Chef Rossi | Posted 06.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Chef Rossi

I was the queen of the TOMBOYS. I remember rough housing on the school play ground in the 1st and 2nd grade with the boys, playing in the dirt with TONKA trucks, trading horror comic books for models of GODZILLA.

Green Day, Lou Reed Headed For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 02.15.2015 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — The punk trio Green Day, poet of the New York underground Lou Reed and "Lean on Me" singer Bill Withers will lead a new class of ind...

Presenting the Coolest 'Lil Kids in Rock and Roll

Steve Matoren | Posted 12.23.2014 | Impact
Steve Matoren

Little Kids Rock is a national non-profit that trains public school teachers in under served neighborhoods throughout the United States, providing students in grades K-12 with free instruments. Their mission is simple: Ensure a children's right to rock!

Here's Hoping Joan Jett's Hair Never Goes Out Of Style

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 09.22.2014 | Style

Today (Monday) we celebrate rockstar Joan Jett's 56th birthday! As her time in The Runaways and her solo career show, she's always been into leather, ...

Joan Jett Rocks It at the Quick Chek Festival of Ballooning

Ilana Rapp | Posted 10.08.2014 | Parents
Ilana Rapp

I love rock and roll! When I found out Joan Jett & The Blackhearts were playing at the Quick Chek Festival of Ballooning this year, you can only imagine my excitement.

Nirvana Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Video)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Nirvana was the volatile powder keg that proved the catalyst to among the greatest music revolutions in rock history.

Nirvana, Kiss And The E Street Band Join Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain's songs. And Bruce Springsteen's E Str...

Joan Jett May Front Nirvana During High-Profile Performance

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.10.2014 | Entertainment

Classic rock may get a makeover at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, where reports indicate Joan Jett is poised to front Nirvana...

The Best 80s Singles That Never Made the Top 40 (Part 1)

Xaque Gruber | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

As a teenager in the 1980s, I amassed a large, eclectic collection of that decade's vinyl. In going through it all, I find myself listening more often to the hits less travelled, and after some research, I discovered an array of brilliant singles that failed altogether to grace Casey Kasem's countdown.

Joan Jett Kicked Off Thanksgiving Parade Float Because She's A Vegetarian

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 11.16.2013 | Celebrity

New York's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is seeing quite the squabble as Joan Jett has been ousted from the parade's South Dakota float due to her ve...

Famed Rocker Returns

Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment

Joan Jett is set to release her first album in seven years, and it'll come with the help of Dave Grohl and Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! "Unvarni...

Miley Cyrus Says She Was Famed Rapper In Past Life

Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment

If true insight into an artist can be gained through his or her inspirations, then maybe we can finally understand a little more about Miley Cyrus' la...

Joan Jett IS Rock 'n' Roll

Joanna Colangelo | Posted 02.03.2013 | Entertainment
Joanna Colangelo

With over 30 years in this business, Joan Jett is still the queen of rock 'n' roll -- the humble queen of cool -- and America's rhythmic pulse beats stronger every day because of it.

Joan Jett's Greatest Rock 'N Roll Fashions

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Joan Jett sure knows how to play the role of the hard-as-nails rocker. Her smoldering gaze, sharp-edged mullet haircut and black-on-black stage costum...

Rock 'N' Roll Pantheon Keeps It Real

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.14.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

I needed to find out whether the Rock 'N' Roll Pantheon is "for real," whatever that phrase has come to mean.

The Best Lesbian Moments Of The Week

Trish Bendix | Posted 08.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Trish Bendix

We pride ourselves on knowing all kinds of Sapphic pop-culture facts. Each week we'll share some of the best tidbits on The Huffington Post in our new series, "Best Lesbian Week Ever." Here's who and what was on our raging gay radar this week.

(R)evolution in Rock: The Art Takes Los Angeles by Storm

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Such scrappy behavior -- hopeful, yet realist in a "turning world" -- is what propels this Down Under band over the precarious tightrope navigating the middle ground between dreams and nightmares on their journey to define a rock 'n' roll (r)evolution in the 21st century.

Interview With Mick Rock And Photos From "Rocked" At The W Downtown, NYC

Taryn Haight | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Taryn Haight

In the case of Mick Rock, the roles of "star" and "photographer" are not so clearly defined. Mick's is a continued and unparalleled talent for shooting musicians -- a talent which can now be witnessed firsthand at the W downtown.

Movie Review: Dirty Girl

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Dirty Girl barely elicits a chuckle and, indeed, provokes groans with its obvious use of '80s artifacts.

Tom Felton, Joan Jett & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2011 | Home

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Tom Felton, Joan Jett, and mor...