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Unformatted text preview: the power of men and women in rock do not reinforce the values that many feminists advocate. Often times, popular female musicians are replaceable, generic pop stars who look pretty and dance around stage. Although they may gain fans and wealth, theyre filling the stereotypical gender roles for women and arent doing anything to advance the causes of feminism. In the music industry, the one genre that truly advances the cause of feminism is Womens Music. The pinnacle of the womens music movement in the Michigan Womyns Music Festival, where female performers play for a crowd of exclusively women, and the whole festival is surrounded with the spirit of women. Its truly a genre by women, for women....
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2008 for the course MUSC 205 taught by Professor King during the Winter '08 term at Maryland.
- Winter '08