Riot Grrrl Quotes

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“You learn that the only way to get rock-star power as a girl is to be a groupie and bare your breasts and get chosen for the night. We learn that the only way to get anywhere is through men. And it's a lie.”
Kathleen Hanna

“It can be really painful to have to face how fucked up shit is and how scared people are…of being alive. Scared of things that are amazing. Scared of things that aren’t like television or aren’t dead. A lot of people can’t deal with three-dimensional human beings, they only know how to deal with other products — they see themselves as other products. When the world only treats you like a dot on a marketing scheme, you can learn to treat yourself and other people like that.”
Kathleen Hanna

Sara Marcus
“i want to scream because no matter how much I scream, no one will listen.”
Sara Marcus, Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution

Sara Marcus
“The girls couldn't block out these things and they didn't want to; they wanted to stay acutely aware of the war against them so they could fight back.”
Sara Marcus, Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution

Carrie Brownstein
“If someone didn’t feel included, if someone felt marginalised, they would form their own band, write their own fanzine, or just call you out on what they deemed racist or classist, sizeist, sexist, body-ableist.”
Carrie Brownstein, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl