Feminism, Pop-Culture | Posted by Sophie Rae on 07/13/2011

Party Whipped: The Trials of a Teenage Feminist Rocker

I think I’ve always been somewhat of a feminist, even if I didn’t know it.

When I started playing in bands when I was 9, I didn’t have any idea that my gender would be an issue. Music was what I loved, and to my Trash and Vaudeville size 00 jeans-wearing self, playing super-distorted covers of Clash songs seemed like the most natural thing in the world.

But as we kept playing and as my nievaté began to dwindle (I had reached the age of 12 and my peak of intellectual maturity), I started to notice something weird. In interviews, I was asked to talk not about my music but about my favorite lip gloss flavor or my latest boy-band crush (which all young girls presumably have, I mean, why …

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A Little F'd Up | Posted by Lorena M on 01/21/2011

Blogs You Should Know About: College Femme

Do you know what a Fauxmance is?

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Would you prefer some Janis Joplin playing as you read style tips for your next interview?

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Here at College Femme we’ve created a community of college-aged women (and men!) who get to reflect about their lives and make all our journeys that much easier. Our writers are interested in all sorts of subjects, and so we have articles about school, music, literature, fashion, relationships, college-life, politics, and all sorts of other topics. Everything that’s ever posted up on College Femme boils down to one belief we share: Be More. Be Yourself. Be Beautiful.

We envision a community where we can celebrate ourselves and the potential we have to do great things, and we support …

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