Bachelorettes, Boy Bands, Beyoncé! Plus: insurrection Grrrl Revisited.

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• Gaming the approach: Are Women-Led games D.O.A.?

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||| at the Hips—Why fats is a queer and feminist issue

||| at the News—Idle not more activists are speaking—but are the govt and media listening?

||| On Ritual—The mammoth enterprise of bachelorette parties

::: All Hail the Queen?—What do our perceptions of Beyonce's feminism say approximately us?

::: Lens Crafting—How frames switch the way in which we learn the news

::: Revisiting the Riot—An interview with punk veteran Mimi Thi Nguyen

::: Housebound—Why the dollhouse metaphor is still so indelible

::: darkish Habits—American Horror tale: Asylum and the Gothic-nun tradition

\\\ Prep Talk—The literary legacy of British boarding-school stories

\\\ Written Off—Why aren't black lady screenwriters getting their due?

\\\ Hopeless Romantics—The secure sexuality of boy-band mania

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Adventures in Feministory Comics: Gyo Fujikawa through Andi Zeisler

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What is not there? It is stating the obvious to observe that no archive is an authoritative source for grasping a record of the past. Another is a matter of media: Because of distribution and production models, bands circulate more widely than zines. There are multiple forms through which we might encounter a band—albums and songs are easily copied and sent to others. And, at least for me, most of the women of color I knew were zine writers, not musicians or performers, so they were much less visible in the scene and in the so-called mainstream press, both during riot grrrl’s moments of emergence and today’s moments of commemoration.

Even Queen Beys. , Bitch, the Guardian, Huffington Post, Newsweek, and Psychology Today. She is senior editor at Racialicious and is working on her first book, an exploration of black women and marriage. Your purchase of this digital edition makes it possible for us to thrive. ” In advance of the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the organization released a video in January called “Not in Her Shoes” that aimed to make abortion a label-free issue. “[Pro-choice and pro-life] labels limit the conversation,” the video stated.

Why do you think this is? There are a number of possible factors for the focus on white women in academic and popular studies of punk and riot grrrl. One or more might be a matter of access: It matters which persons, bands, and zines are already mentioned in earlier studies, or are found in academic and other archives. So we have to ask, what is in the archive, and how did it get there? What are the criteria for assembling, organizing, and presenting materials? Who selects and collects, shapes and donates their stories to an archive?

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