Has the stereotypical female gender role really disappeared? | Students on Gender
Beyoncé – If I Were A Boy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWpsOqh8q0M The first song I think about when it comes to gender. I know some may say it’s about sexism/feminism/equality, but when I first heard it, it made me feel a little less odd for sometimes wishing that I could be a boy, too, ‘even just for a […]
“Being a sexually empowered woman doesn’t make you a slut or a slag” | Songs related to sexuality
First, define what you mean by Sexuality in relation to popular music. Now proceed… (All choices made by students in KMB003, QUT) Anna Calvi – Suzanne And I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIDj0SVWeBU I’d talk about Anna Calvi for Gender but due to the song topic I’d put it as Sexuality. It’s a very strong, passionate and confident message […]
Miley Cyrus at the VMAs | Shake a Tail Feather, Baby
The fact that she generates appalled comments, moral outrage and confusion seems to me to be something to be savoured.
Christina Amphlett (1959-2013)
Chrissy Amphlett, lead singer of Divinyls, died this past Sunday. She was 53. Most musicians are lucky if they ever release a record, much less make the charts, never mind change the world. Ms. Amphlett, who left home at 14, accomplished all three.