Tuesday, 8 March 2011
Happy International Women's Day!
"Women have to steel themselves against so much, men constantly commenting on us, or against violence. It's feeling you have to leave your body because you can't take the pain all the time. I want to make music that, when women listen to it, they can be inside themselves again"
- Kathleen Hanna, Wire 2002
I've been out doing chores all day (mainly concerning this) so even though there's only 15 minutes left of today, here's a small celebration of a few of the brilliant female musicians who've been keeping me company over the years, standing up for equality and making a lot of girls of all ages feel good about themselves.
Bikini Kill - Suck My Left One
Bratmobile - Gimme Brains
Sleater-Kinney - Turn It On