Fed up of not seeing their own experiences and those of their peers represented in accounts of 1970s UK punk, Gina Birch and Helen McCookerybook have made a film that nails the female punk experience. Cazz Blase meets up with them for a chat
Jo Whitehead is struck by the brutal honesty in Laura Jane Grace’s moving account of being raised as a boy, navigating adulthood as an angry radical and then transitioning while fronting international anarchist punk band, Against Me!
Sway to the right, sway to the left. Uniform in motion and occasionally in style, the gentle dance that occurs in the pit can be a mesmerising experience - that is until a hurricane of hyper aggression cuts through the room; displacing the good time and good people