// The International Girl Gang Underground Zine Release Party has a safer space policy intended to make this event a supportive, nonthreatening environment for everyone including survivors of abuse and sexual assault. Harassment, abuse, and assault, as well as racist, sexist, queerphobic,…
“I’m here because walking into a Planned Parenthood that day in 1989 when I was nineteen years old was me saying to the world, that even though I was a smelly punk rocker who didn’t have a real job or health insurance, I still mattered, my health mattered, my music mattered, and by treating me for twelve dollars, Planned Parenthood answered me back and said yes, you do matter.”
The Le Tigre tour film is finished! The world premiere of this documentary feature directed by Kerthy Fix will be at SXSW on March 17th.
There will a New York City screening at MoMA on April 4th as a part of the film program for Looking at Music 3.0. Kerthy, Kathleen, and I will be there for the Q&A. Unfortunately for us (but fortunately for Chapel Hill, NC) JD can’t be with us that night.
GIRL GANG GIG VOLUME NEW BRUNSWICK and ON THE DOT FEMINIST COLLECTIVE//DISTRO
GIRLS TO THE FRONT: riot grrl cover show and benefit!
This show is a benefit for WOMEN AWARE, a New Brunswick-based shelter and center that services and supports survivors of domestic violence. Rutgers-affiliated feminist group Radigals and the Rutgers Women’s Center will be tabling information. On the Dot feminist collective just started organizing in January 2011, and this will be the first event we have collaborated on. We are extremely excited to start networking with other feminists in the New Jersey area! Girl Gang Gig New Brunswick and On the Dot Collective is Nneka Anyaoku, Jess Wadkins, Sayuri Gomez, and Khristina Acosta.
Last night, Kate Angell and I took the Metro North to Westport, Connecticut, to host a Teen Zine Workshop! It was my first time working with 12-18 year-olds (since I was that age), and it was a really amazing experience.