Laneia’s Team Pick: New Bikini Kill Blog by Kathleen Hanna & YOU

Hello! Hi! Hey! SHUT UP AND LISTEN TO ME: Kathleen Hanna started a blog so you can tell her and everyone else about your life-altering Bikini Kill experiences. WHAT. That’s right. Go submit a story! Read other people’s stories! BELIEVE IN THE RADICAL POSSIBILITIES OF PLEASURE, BABE. [via 90swoman, which we will obvs be talking about later, stand the fuck by.]

Laneia is the Executive Editor and founding member of Autostraddle, and you're the reason she's here. She's 37, has two kids, two dogs, one cat, one Megan, and some personal essays.

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3 Comments

  1. THERE IS AN ALARMING LACK OF COMMENTARY ON THIS POST. Which I’ve just finally stumbled across.

    YOU GUYS. Bikini Kill. Kathleen Hanna. These things are important.

    I have a suggestion/request for the AS team – can we discuss how important Bikini Kill, Team Dresch, Tribe 8 et al. were/are important in our queer lives? A roundtable maybe? I feel like today’s kids need to be exposed to the messages/sheer awesomeness that was Riot Grrl/Queercore. I mean, with the onslaught of news stories about teen suicide this past year, Bikini Kill’s “RIP” and Team Dresch’s “Don’t Try Suicide” (among others) felt soo relevant. KTHX <3YOUGUYS.

  2. Thanks Brianna! Glad to hear more people appreciate these bands. I honestly think roadtripping with Lynnee Breedlove (Tribe 8), discovering Bikini Kill, and seeing Team Dresch (reunited) play live are easily some of the most important/enlightening/empowering experiences in my formative queer youth.

    Viva la revolution grrrl style now!

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