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Entertainment

Rising R&B Star NEZI Talks Making Music During COVID & Prioritizing Mental Health

Rising R&B Star NEZI Talks Making Music During COVID & Prioritizing Mental Health

Brooklyn-based, R&B singer-songwriter, NEZI has been honing her talent for the past few years. Having been involved in music her entire life, this summer her presence was amplified thanks to […]

Feminism

Image: Kisha Bari, via Joy To The Polls' Twitter account

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Joy To The Polls, And The Resistance Revival Chorus Spreading The Love!

Welcome to a special edition of Feminist Friday – that part of our week where we head into the weekend by gathering around our virtual campfires and water coolers to […]

Interviews

Music Exec + Hitmaker Jenna Andrews Brings Artists And Therapists Together In Web Series Spotlighting Mental Health In The Music Industry

Music Exec + Hitmaker Jenna Andrews Brings Artists And Therapists Together In Web Series Spotlighting Mental Health In The Music Industry

COVID-19 lockdowns throughout 2020 have come with a lot of challenges. One of the biggest issues that people across the globe have been speaking out about is the impact on […]

Entertainment

Grammys 2019: Does The Rise Of Female Nominees Indicate The Gender Gap In Music Is Finally Shrinking?

Grammys 2019: Does The Rise Of Female Nominees Indicate The Gender Gap In Music Is Finally Shrinking?

At first glance, the music world is a democratic arena: men and women tend to enjoy the same levels of success. After all, the likes of Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and […]

Entertainment

Meet The Regrettes – Not Just A “Girl Band”, But A Teen Group That Has Something To Say

Meet The Regrettes – Not Just A “Girl Band”, But A Teen Group That Has Something To Say

By Chelsy Ranard It was Treefort 2018 in Boise, Idaho, and I was walking through downtown to an all-ages venue. Treefort is a five-day music fest with hundreds of shows […]

Girl on a Mission

Indian Band SXonomics Using Spoken Word Poetry To Talk Feminism & Fight The Patriarchy

Indian Band SXonomics Using Spoken Word Poetry To Talk Feminism & Fight The Patriarchy

Using creative means to talk about feminism? Check! Dismantling patriarchal norms through poetry and music? Check! Teaching parents about the harms of gender norms via videos? Check! That’s not an […]

Entertainment

Artist Princess Nokia Is The Intersectional Feminist & WOC Advocate The Music Industry Needs

Artist Princess Nokia Is The Intersectional Feminist & WOC Advocate The Music Industry Needs

Hip Hop and rap has long been dominated by male voices and male-driven artistry. But there have always been women grinding and hustling to get the same level of respect […]

Girl on a Mission

Canadian Indigenous-Black DJ Empowering Marginalized Youth To Feel Represented In Media

Canadian Indigenous-Black DJ Empowering Marginalized Youth To Feel Represented In Media

The power of representation can never be underestimated. For many of us who grew looking at mainstream media and feeling like we didn’t belong due to the limited representations on […]

Entertainment

All-Female Mariachi Band From Los Angeles Changing Common Perceptions Of The Genre

All-Female Mariachi Band From Los Angeles Changing Common Perceptions Of The Genre

It’s a genre of music we normally associate with men, but the women of Mariachi Lindas Mexicanas are trying to change the stereotypical perceptions around Mariachi music. The group was […]

Contributors

Singer/Songwriter Sonali Talks About Battling Lyme Disease & Rediscovering Her Love For Music

Singer/Songwriter Sonali Talks About Battling Lyme Disease & Rediscovering Her Love For Music

By Sonali I’ve wanted to be an artist for as long as I can remember. Every single move I made from the time I was a little girl, including signing […]

Contributors

Artist AZRA Reflects On The Meaning Of “Freedom” After Wrapping Up Her Pride Festivals Tour

Artist AZRA Reflects On The Meaning Of “Freedom” After Wrapping Up Her Pride Festivals Tour

By AZRA Freedom, as Webster dictionary would define as the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint. Ok, great. But really, if […]

Entertainment

Femmes To The Front In Documentary Short “We’re Here, We’re Present: Women In Punk”

Femmes To The Front In Documentary Short “We’re Here, We’re Present: Women In Punk”

Music has always been at the forefront of cultural change and helping to shape the identity of entire generations. One genre that has undoubtedly stood out from the rest is […]

Interviews

Meet Kaija Kinney – Founder Of Canadian Music Festival ‘Metalocalypstick’ Celebrating Women In Metal

Meet Kaija Kinney – Founder Of Canadian Music Festival ‘Metalocalypstick’ Celebrating Women In Metal

If you are an avid outdoor music festival lover, you most likely have come across a few of the following headlines over the past few years: “Music festivals have a […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Ann Taylor Gets Political, And Madam Gandhi Mixes Music With Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Ann Taylor Gets Political, And Madam Gandhi Mixes Music With Feminism

YAS QUEENS! It’s Friday, which means we’re sharing our fave feminist videos of the week with you! Although we have quite a mix for you in this edition, covering fashion, […]

Girl on a Mission

Threats Won’t Stop This Teen Girl From Leading Afghanistan’s 1st All-Female Orchestra

Threats Won’t Stop This Teen Girl From Leading Afghanistan’s 1st All-Female Orchestra

What do you do when you are a teen girl with a dream and a passion, but social constraints forbid it? Do it any, obviously! It’s what teens all over […]