Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tag: sexism

Festivals make pledge for gender-balanced lineups by 2022

A number of music festivals and conferences are coming together in an effort to achieve gender-equal lineups, with a goal of having a 50/50...

Grammys to establish task force to review biases against female artists

Recording Academy president Neil Portnow has issued another statement about his interview after the Grammys on Sunday, Jan. 28. At the time, he sparked some serious backlash...

Grammys president responds to backlash after telling women to “step up” to win

Yesterday, Recording Academy president Neil Portnow sparked some serious backlash after essentially blaming women for not being good enough to receive Grammy nominations. However, he has shared a...

Grammys president responds to #GrammysSoMale, says women need to “step up” to win

There's no denying that the Grammys featured some spectacular performances from Kesha, Kendrick Lamar, Lady Gaga and more. A few scene favorites, including Foo...

Unsurprisingly, new study shows females are underrepresented in music business

Earlier this week, Wireless Festival in London came under fire for their initial festival lineup—including only three women on the festival's three-day lineup. Sadly, it's...

Another festival under fire for lack of women on lineup

London's Wireless Festival announced their lineup today. Sure, it features some pretty stellar acts: J. Cole, Post Malone, Lil Uzi Vert and more. But, as pop...

Pub defends controversial ban on female-fronted bands

A Pub in the UK has come under fire after its controversial ban on female-fronted bands from playing its live music venue, stating women...

13 male musicians discuss sexism in the music industry

*This article contains discussion about sexual assault. On August 30, AP published a piece titled “14 musicians discuss sexism in the music industry.” We initially wanted...

A stage crasher tried to kiss Alvvays’ Molly Rankin, and it’s not okay

Stage crashers are not new to music by any means—and neither is sexism both on and off stage. On Saturday, one fan took things...

New college school year, same unnecessarily biased, sexist drinking PSAs

It’s the start of a new school year, which means that, inevitably, there will be incoming student orientations at various colleges across the nation....

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