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Taylor Momsen, Amy Lee, Maria Brink & Lzzy Hale discuss labels in music
Taylor Momsen, Amy Lee, Maria Brink & Lzzy Hale discuss labels in music
Before there was Amy Lee, Lzzy Hale, Taylor Momsen and Maria Brink, there was Joan Jett, Patti Smith, Poly Styrene and Kathleen Hanna. Generation after generation, these rock stars and others in their position have dreaded receiving what has become an inevitable label of “female-led,” “female-fronted,” “women in rock” or “female rock.” While all of these talented individuals...
Laura Jane Grace is still navigating the pressures of being a trans icon
Laura Jane Grace is still navigating the pressures of being a trans icon
Laura Jane Grace started Against Me! more than two decades ago when she was in her late teens. That wasn’t her first rodeo; she’d already taken the dive into playing and performing a few years prior. The band now have seven studio records under their belt, each one showcasing their signature gut-punching blend of gritty punk rock. In 2012, G...
Manuela Soto Sosa uses tattoos and art to renew women’s body positivity
Manuela Soto Sosa uses tattoos and art to renew women’s body positivity
Prior to picking up a needle at age 18, Manuela Soto Sosa never imagined that she’d embark on a career as a tattoo artist. Today, she stands on the backend of over a decade’s worth of experience. Her tenure has seen her through world tours, the launch of a streetwear brand, studio ownership and significant self-discovery. At the cen...