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Femme Avant-core

In the Mood For… Feminist Punk Patches

If you’re gonna have an amazing punk jacket, you’re obvs gonna need amazing punk patches. While buying them at Hot Topic may be a viable option for 12-year-olds and sell-outs, … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Sanja Iveković

Photographer and video/performance artist Sanja Iveković was the first artist in Croatia to outwardly identify as a “feminist” artist. A lot of her works from the ’70s deal with the … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Style Ish: Maiden Nation

“Here, visionary women rule and fresh, new design is the law.” [Yoko Ono] [Gloria Steinem and Pamela Hughes] Maiden Nation is a new ethical jewelry line featuring designs from Yoko … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Womanhouse

In 1972, Judy Chicago and over a dozen other female artists came together to present Womanhouse, the first collaborative exhibition of feminist art in the United States. Set in an … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Cindy Sherman

“Everyone thinks these are self-portraits but they aren’t meant to be. I just use myself as a model because I know I can push myself to extremes, make each shot … Continue reading

August 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the Mood For… Anti-Flirtation

History-nerd-mode is in full force today, with this fun fact: In 1923, a group of young women in D.C. was fed up with “unwelcome advances” from creepy dudes, so naturally, … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

San Francisco: Free Pussy Riot

Three members of Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot are facing up to seven years in prison for “hooliganism motivated by religious hate.” Tomorrow, their verdict will be announced, and … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Noisegasm: Permanent Wave: Rebel on the Underground

This is extremely cool. A bunch of NY bands who are connected through feminist organization Permanent Wave put together a compilation of X-Ray Spex songs. It’s been about a year … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Alexis Hunter

First of all, can I just say that Alexis Hunter is a HOT name? Secondly, New Zealand artist Alexis Hunter would most likely NOT be down with my vapid observation, … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Noisegasm: Female Liberation Music

There’s a newish feminist site out the interwebz. It’s called Women’s Liberation Music Archive, and it kicks ass. WLMA features “Feminist Music-Making in the UK and Ireland, 1970-1990” and although … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

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