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The F-Word music blog: June 2019

It's the last Friday of the month which means it's F-Word music blog post time. In this month's post there's all the latest info on July's album releases and details of upcoming gigs, not to mention the F-Word music playlist...

Asking for it: giving outspoken women in music a bad name

In the 1990s, Courtney Love's status as an opinionated musician led to bad press and public scorn. In the 2010s, Pussy Riot's feminist activities have resulted in them actually losing their liberty. Amica Lane considers these different consequences against a backdrop of Riot Grrrl politics and wonders how far we've really moved towards accepting women who rebel on their own terms ...