With her 20th studio album out and a tour with Andrea Gibson on the horizon, the li’l folksinger talks politics, activism, and why she’s still getting happier as she gets older. She also called me babe.
No one knows how this happened, but the first time you came out to someone between 1990 and 2005, there was a person waiting just outside of the conversation ready to hand you a set of headphones playing Ani DiFranco.
Many fans had their faith in Ani DiFranco restored today when she finally said “I’m sorry” — while many fans lost faith in much of Ani’s fanbase, who continue insisting she did nothing wrong.
Ani DiFranco was gonna host a songwriting retreat at a plantation! Yup. A PLANTATION. Here’s what happened when her fans found out about that.
“According to other websites’ ‘Best Of’ lists, I didn’t listen to many good albums this year. So here are ten albums that I predict would have made it on to Autostraddle’s own “Best Of’ list, had I actually heard them.”
Here are some songs to help get you there.
“Let’s get this party started, let’s squeeze the lime.”
Get the hell outta Dodge.
Together, you take on the bridge not caring where it ends or if it ends. one step after the other, fingers intertwined and infinity stretching out before both of you…
Songs about places. So many places to sing about, like Ohio and Carolina and Georgia and London and Nashville and New Orleans and New York and California and you’ll see! Just listen to it.
Melissa Ferrick on her inspiration for the lesbian sex anthem, “Drive,” her new music and why she was never “The Other Melissa.”
Here’s the situation: you have a lot of feelings and you have a keyboard or a notebook and your ears are lonely.
It’s time to throw an Ani DiFranco Appreciation Club Meeting in your ears with her new album “Which Side Are You On?” — it’s only $4 today!
This playlist is a classic lezzer lez lezfest of lesbianism!
All of the musicians on this list have kissed a girl and liked it.
Honey you are safe here, this is a girl-girl thing.
Every song has a ‘you’ / A ‘you’ that the singer sings to / And you’re it this time / Baby, you’re it this time.
Welcome to the first meeting of the Ani DiFranco Appreciation Club. (It’s Ani F*cking DiFranco. Show some respect.)
So much to catch up on! Margaret Cho says lesbians are better comedians (truth). Perez Hilton could face child porn charges after tweeting an up-skirt pic of Miley Cyrus. The Tonys happened! Plus, Lady Gaga is working for the Illuminati, Katy Perry feels uncomf about swearing, The Real L Word is coming soon, and Ellen is writing another book!