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, they’re filling the stereotypical gender roles for women and aren’t doing anything to advance the causes of feminism. In the music industry, the one genre that truly advances the cause of feminism is Women’s Music. The pinnacle of the women’s music movement in the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, where female performers play for a crowd of exclusively women, and the whole festival is surrounded with the spirit of women. It’s truly a genre by women, for women....
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- Winter '08
- Feminism, King Frank Latino, largely male establishment, Feminism Has rock