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On Telling Stories about Sleater-Kinney & riot grrrl

January 26, 2015

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I sometimes get asked to do interviews about riot grrrl by journalists. This¬†generally happens when there is a desire to understand the spectacle of contemporary¬†feminist activism (e.g. Pussy Riot, Slut Walk), when one of the originators has a new project (e.g. Julie Ruin, The Punk Singer) or there is a ‘new’ visibility of DIY feminist […]

Troublemakers: Queer//Feminist Academic-Activists in Cultural Theory & Activism

March 23, 2013

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Okay so I have been doing, writing, thinking and teaching all things DIY culture for a while now. ¬†I started out doing research on UK riot grrrl in 2005. At that time riot grrrl was still a pretty bad word and the oral histories I did were sometimes the first time they had talked about […]