Musical Interlude: Sure, There’s Feminist Pop Music!

June 24th, 2013 at 11:01 am

This all started when my two youngish daughters were asking me about this recent viral twitter episode imagining Taylor Swift as a feminist.  The conversation generated a question from the 13 year-old as to whether anyone actually sings feminist pop songs.  Sure they do, I replied, and immediately played them this.  Unlike virtually all of my musical interludes, this isn’t what I’d call a great song, though I very much enjoyed watching Helen R belt it out on this video.

But in my youth, it was the feminist anthem.

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