Kesha: A Bridge to Truth

*Trigger Warning: descriptions of sexual abuse On Friday, February 19th, a New York judge denied pop singer Kesha’s injunction against former music producer Dr. Luke. Part of an ongoing legal battle since October 2014, Kesha is suing Lukasz Gottwald, known as “Dr. Luke,” for a decade of sexual, physical, verbal and emotional abuse, which allegedly began…

How A Series of Tweets by Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors Caused a Domino Effect of Sexual Assault Survivors

On Monday night, Amber Coffman from Dirty Projectors spoke out on Twitter about an incident in which music publicist Heathcliff Berru sexually assaulted her. Was just re-telling/re-remembering a story abt how a very popular music publicist RUBBED my ass and BIT my hair at a bar a couple years ago — Amber Coffman (@Amber_Coffman) January 19,…

MitchFest Comes To An End

On Tuesday night, the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival organizer, Lisa Vogel, announced on Facebook that this year would be the festival’s final year. Her statement does not explain the exact reason behind the festival’s closure, yet gives hope of possibly creating a new festival or allowing someone else to take the baton and create the “next…

Why I am Not Here for Kylie Jenner

Recently Kylie Jenner, half-sister to Kim Kardashian, was spotted on Instagram with darker skin. She captioned the image, “What I wish I looked like all the time.”  While some people have claimed that she looked more like an avatar with metallic looking skin, I interpreted the picture as a wanting to be black. When I think of Kylie,…