‘You’re always erased’: Electronic musician tired of excuses for lack of women at festivals – Manitoba – CBC News

Calls for more women on music festival stages are nothing new, but electronic artist Joanne Pollock is done with excuses from talent buyers who say it’s too hard to book an equal number of men and women.

Source: ‘You’re always erased’: Electronic musician tired of excuses for lack of women at festivals – Manitoba – CBC News

Are Mis-Gendered Band Names ‘Ironic’ Or Sexist?

The fact is that men don’t really consider the implications of their name on other groups and the reason, Keenan explains, “is that they don’t have to.” Men are in the position of staring down at the rest of us from their place of privilege, head cocked and eyes wide, pondering how on earth someone could see things another way.

Source: Are Mis-Gendered Band Names ‘Ironic’ Or Sexist?