misogyny

Interviews

With #KillTheKing, Heavy Metal Is Having Its #MeToo Moment

We spoke to the women behind a growing movement against misogyny and rape culture within the high-decibel music scene, and asked: can metal change?
Kim Kelly
3.16.18
Premiere

Jessie Reyez Debuts Short Film Inspired by Sexist Bullshit in the Music Industry

'Gatekeeper' focuses on a night where a major male industry player tried to pressure her into having sex with him to help her career.
Sarah MacDonald
5.10.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Jessie Reyez Calls Out Industry Sexism in "Gatekeeper" Video

The Toronto singer shows us the uncomfortable and awful demands women sometimes face to make it in music.
Sarah MacDonald
4.27.17
Interviews

Venom Prison Combats Death Metal Misogyny with Brute Force

We spoke to vocalist Larissa Stupar about rape culture, gore, and Russian extremism, as well as the band's new Prosthetic debut.
Thea De Gallier
11.2.16
premiery

Nadia Tehran Gives the Middle Finger to Fear in Her Stunning Video for "Refugee"

"This is my history; right in the gap between the systems, belonging nowhere and everywhere."
Emma Garland
6.9.16
International Women's Day 2016

Why Now Is Actually a Great Time for Women in Music

Women have always had a voice in music, and it has been getting louder and louder. Now, it’s almost deafening.
Emma Garland
3.8.16
Op-Eds

Misogyny and Mr. West: Why I'm No Longer a Kanye Fan

There are much more crafty, interesting ways to be provocative than by trolling victims of rape, or attacking Taylor Swift or Amber Rose.
Kat George
2.12.16
Op-Eds

It's Time to Stop Making Excuses for Extreme Metal's Violent Misogynist Fantasies

Saying it's trivial to point out problematic attitudes in music effectively translates to “This is the way it is, shut up, know your place.”
Jill Mikkelson
1.21.16
Features

A Month-by-Month Break Down of Music Industry Misogyny in 2015

2015 was a banner year for music industry-related sexism and misogyny. Here's a breakdown of some of the most egregious examples.
Annie Zaleski
12.31.15
Premieres

A Song About Misogyny That Sounds Super Sweet - Here's TEEN's "All About Us"

The quartet announce a new record—due in February—which tackles sexism and modern power play.
Kim Taylor Bennett
11.16.15
Op-Eds

Retrospective Sexism: How Women Are Written Out of British Indie Music History

Surprisingly, my experience and appreciation of British rock, indie and Britpop went further than manic hysteria or wanting to shag the lead singers.
Eli Davies
11.4.15
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Ariana Grande Shut Down Two Radio Hosts for Claiming the Unicorn Emoji Is Just for "Girls"

A tale of two man babies attempting to interview Ariana Grande.
Emma Garland
11.4.15
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