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Riot grrrl movement (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Riot grrrl movement
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  • Riot girl movement

Work cat.: 2001000779: Turner, Cherie. Everything you need to know about the riot grrrl movement, 2001: CIP t.p. (Riot grrrl) CIP galley (Riot Girl (which these women would eventually collectively call themselves) was started by a group of musicians and writers and friends who decided to aggressively co-opt the values and rhetoric of punk, fifteen years later, in the name of feminism)

All music guide WWW site, Feb. 7, 2001 (Riot Grrrl is a subgenre of early '90s indie-rock and punk rock that is distinguished by its radical feminist lyrics and its raw, willfully amateurish musical attack)

Shuker, Roy. Key concepts in popular music, 1998 (Gender: Riot Grrrl movement, initially based in Washington, DC and Olympia, Washington in the early 1990s; Riot Grrrls asserted the need to break down the masculine cameraderie of the alternative and hardcore music scenes, which marginalized girls and young women. They drew on feminism and punk 'do-it-yourself' ideology to question conventional ideas of femininity)

New Rolling Stone encyclopedia of rock & roll, 1995 (Riot Girl: also spelled Riot Grrrl, was a feminist movement that rose out of the punk-rock underground in the early Nineties; Riot girls associated themselves with confrontational punk, rather than the introspective folk of what became "women's music")

Encyclopedia of popular music, 1998.

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