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A Week’s Worth of Women in the News

Betty Boop, trans murders, feminists arguing over feminism, and a children’s book called “She Persisted.” On the whole, it’s been a mixed week, so let’s just jump right in…   Did you know there was a Betty Boop revival going on? “Betty Boop, it seems, continues to dance across the stages of media, makeup, and … [Read more…]

Sarah Shook on Her Next Album, Touring Hard, and Tough Calls

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Tonight, Sarah Shook & the Disarmers launch their Spring tour at the Bloodshot Records Showcase at SXSW. It’s been a whirlwind of a year for Shook, and, with more touring and a record on the way, she won’t be slowing down anytime soon. She did spare a moment, though, to talk with me about her … [Read more…]

Auntie Bellum Weekend Mix #32

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This week we have a movie star, singer-songwriters, rappers on the rise, country duos, jazz singers, electronica, and pop and country royalty. If you’re new to this mix, it’s my homage to the many talented Southern women and non-binary and trans Southerners making this region an all-around better place to be.   Louisiana: Carsie Blanton, … [Read more…]

A Week’s Worth of Women in the News

Ni Una Menos activist in Buenos Aires (photo by Leandro Martinez)

Thanks to March 8, this was the big week for women in the news, and what can I say? With everything we are going through, it feels good to see our sisters celebrated. But as one of my favorite posts from Wednesday says- we’re sisters, not cisters. This month should be about recognizing the struggles … [Read more…]