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Riot Grrrl

To All The Meat-Loving Feminists Of The World, Riot Grill Has Arrived

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.06.2015 | Arts

Pop quiz! Which do you prefer: feminist revolution or fried ravioli with porcini and ricotta and spicy Italian salsa? How about this: girl power ...

Katherine Brooks

This Is Lizzo, The Grrrl Rapper Who's Making No-Genre Music Just For You | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.10.2015 | Arts

(Illustration by artist Meryl Rowin) Hordes of riot grrrl disciples stood before the bright lights of New York's Terminal 5 last month, w...

What Happens When the World's Largest Queer Record Label Closes and No One Notices?

J Mase III | Posted 03.14.2015 | Gay Voices
J Mase III

The fact that an organization with a roster of 200 people can find a way to concretely analyze their privilege sets a standard. I want to believe in a world where we do not shy away from conversations about racial justice.

9 Life Lessons We Learned From Riot Grrrls

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.16.2014 | Arts

"Riot grrrl was the collective brainstorm of a small group of smart, angry women that eventually became a national news story and influenced an entire...

Good Grrrl: Alexis Krauss Plays Nice as Sleigh Bells Spring Into Action

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.29.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Who knows where Krauss and Sleigh Bells will fit into the overall scheme of rock idolatry. Hopefully, this endurance test won't run out of steam.

SXSW Interview: Juliette Lewis and Jonny Weston Get a Little Inappropriate in Kelly & Cal

Kristin McCracken | Posted 05.19.2014 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

If you were wondering when Lewis might step into a lead role she can make all her own, director Jen McGowan has the answer.

Punk Icon Kathleen Hanna's Riot Grrl Revival

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.09.2014 | Arts

Kathleen Hanna crashed into the punk rock scene in the early 1990s, aiming to transform a music world dominated by men into a platform for feminists w...

Interview: Kathleen Hanna Never Expected to See The Punk Singer

Brian Formo | Posted 01.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Brian Formo

Riot Grrrl became associated with feminist bands that popped up alongside their alternative-rock male counterparts. Riot Grrrl feminism's been swept up in today's 90s revival, but this isn't simple nostalgia. It's a bullhorn reminder to try for change.

Punk Feminist Exhibition Is As Great As You Hoped It Would Be

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.04.2014 | Arts

The Riot Grrrl movement exploded in the 1990s, bringing feminist perspectives to the forefront of punk culture. Using zines, music and a general flair...

LOOK: How To Start A Riot

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts

"Me and my girlfriends gonna push on through / Riot grrrls gonna stomp on you..." singer Kathleen Hanna wails in Bikini Kill's song, "This Is Not A Te...

How Kathleen Hanna and Bikini Kill Taught me to Make Peace with my "Alien She"

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 12.02.2011 | Women
Mary Pauline Lowry

Co-existing with my desire to be girly was my wish to run unworried through night streets and pump and pay for gas without being subjected to a once-over from scary or just plain lame men.

Riot Grrrl History: 'Girls To The Front' Author Reads At Quimby's

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Though it has been about two decades since the Riot Grrrl movement began, the music, politics and identity of the genre has continued to grow and thri...