Monthly Archives: June 2011

Getting it Right

“To call a band like us a ‘girlfriend hardcore’ band because we sing about how we feel is stupid. I’m not upset about not having them as fans. They sound like the most misogynist people out there.” –Jeremy Bolm, singer … Continue reading

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“Further, on Moshing”

Just found several great posts about a variety of relevant issues, including a response to one of the latest I Live Sweat guest posts. Possible guest post response to that on here soon. Also recommended: this post about moshing. Unless … Continue reading

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Recommended Article

The latest in the I Live Sweat series of guest posts about bigotry in the punk scene is by Kate Tyler Wall, a 53 year old punk fan, and discusses ageism, misogyny, and the intersection thereof when it comes to … Continue reading

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Recommended Article

Amy Adoyzie is at it again with another fantastic piece in the latest issue of Razorcake. Entitled, “Unthinking What We Know,” the essay discusses misogyny in and out of the punk scene, making a connection between the daily minutia women … Continue reading

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End of a Year/Self Defense Family Singer: a Lesson in Male Privilege

As many of you know, there have been several essays regarding misogyny in the punk scene by several prominent vocalists over the last few months. For some reason, Patrick Kindlon, singer of End of a Year/Self Defense Family, thought his … Continue reading

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