PUNKS AGAINST THE PATRIARCHY HARDCORE FANS ORGANIZE TO STOP MISOGYNY IN THE MUSIC SCENE | Jenn Chavez via Bitch Media
“Between bands at a sold-out hardcore show at Portland’s Black Water in September, a crew of femmes gathered where the mosh pit had been moments before. Their T-shirts read like a list of demands:
The feminist punk collective No! to Rape Culture was there to give their community a workshop on sexual consent. Their mission: to rebuild space for women, femmes and non-binary folks in the hyper-masculine scene from which they’d often been alienated.”
Jenn Chavez is a radio journalist and writer based in Portland, OR. She hosts and produces the news radio show The Five Quadrants of Portland on XRAY FM, covering local issues affecting underrepresented communities.