The Dollars and Desperation Silencing #MeToo in Music
Sexual misconduct is built into the foundation of the music industry. Our data and the stories of over two dozen women show how culture and labor conditions create a perfect storm for abuse.
The Grammys Need to Accept That They Have a Woman Problem
A new letter sent to members is oddly defensive when the Recording Academy should just hold its hands up and do better.
If You're Mad as Hell Right Now, You Need U.S. Girls
Meg Remy talks about her new album 'In A Poem Unlimited,' #MeToo, and only being an authority on her own experiences.
Men Forcefully Kissing Artists Onstage Is Harmful Bullshit
A garbage human tried to kiss Alvvays' Molly Rankin onstage recently.
Rick Ross Said Some Bullshit About Women
Rick Ross' 'Breakfast Club' interview is just the tip of a gross iceberg for female artists and journalists.
Peeling's New Video Smears Menstrual Blood on "Wandering Womb" Myth
The Toronto rock band's lead singer and guitarist wander a Californian desert in bloody bridal gowns looking for freedom.
Fiver Honours the Forgotten Women of a Criminal Insane Asylum on 'Audible Songs From Rockwood'
"There are problems that come up in thinking about historical voicing and objectivity—about how we read historical sources as objective. I wanted to take on a voice that challenged that."
If You're Feeling Shaken by the Election, You Can Email Best Coast About It
Bethany Cosentino has set up an email hotline for those left feeling 'helpless' by the result.
Season of the Witch: Why Music Needs Magical Women Like Stevie Nicks
From witch matriarch Stevie Nicks to Grimes, Florence, and HAIM, these women all use magical, feminine imagery to reassert their confidence.
Assessing The Risk: Austra, SassyBlack, and More Talk Gender and Lack of Diversity in Canadian Music Scene
"If there's anything to be taken from this it's that conversations like these will, sadly, always be necessary."
Prince Wrote About Women in a Way That Most Contemporary Male Artists Still Can't
Women usually exist in men’s songs as passive objects, which is to not exist at all. With Prince, they were addressed with awe and empathy.
Deep Ass Questions
Work in Progress: How Toronto Women Are Fighting Against a Sexist Music Industry
We asked some of the most prominent women in Toronto's music industry what they feel needs to change.
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