This hasn’t been a good year for women in the music business. First, there was the whole Joan Jett/Runaways thing, then there was the Billboard poll asking if people believed Dr. Luke or Ke$ha, and now Chrissie Hynde has somehow decided that it
I'm writing this in support of Amanda Daniels. Amanda was in a band called Enabler. Their record La Fin Absolue Du Monde is one of the best extreme punk/metal albums of the last ten years.
Then things got shitty.
New pending album Fail To Feel Safe (Century Media) does not include Amanda
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A few years ago, one of my male co-workers was telling a story about his first semester at college. Let's call him Ted. Ted had just gotten back from a party, and walked into his dorm room to find his roommates having rough sex with a
Editor's Note: This article deals explicitly with intimate partner violence and sexual assault, and may be stressful or triggering for some.
I’ve been sitting on this story for a long time, it’s been in the draft box on my blog for over two years. I have wanted to share, but just
Tuesday, Slate published an article by Hanna Rosin titled “When Men Are Raped,” arguing that men are sexually assaulted with an incidence significantly higher than previous estimates, and that the perpetrators in such cases are frequently women.
The article takes a fairly nuanced and sympathetic look at sexual assault as