Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution

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Girls to the Front is the epic, definitive history of Riot Grrrl, the radical feminist uprising that exploded into the public eye in the 1990s and included incendiary punk bands Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Heavens to Betsy, and Huggy Bear. A dynamic chronicle not just a movement but an era, this is the story of a group of pissed-off girls with no patience for sexism and no intention of keeping quiet.

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Title:Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution
Edition Language:English
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  • Jason Koivu

    REVOLUTION!!! GIRL STYLENOOOOWWWW!!!!!!So began the primal scream of a frustrated girl, an angry band, a feminist movement.Girls to the Front is about the Riot Grrrl movement of the early '90s, and wh...

  • El

    According to the library print-out left inside this book, in 2013 someone else checked this book out along with Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive, The Riot Grrrl Collection,...

  • jess

    Tobi Vail has discussed this book here and here. Johanna Fateman has discussed it here.Allison Wolfe discussed it here. I found all of their reviews and insights to be a great supplement to the actual...

  • Alexis

    I felt profoundly disappointed by this. I feel almost as if I had another expectation of what Riot Grrrl was, and this book sort of killed it.Sadly, I felt like there was a structural problem to this ...

  • Ananda

    You would think that the author of any "true" story would not cherry-pick and distort the truth, but that is exactly what Sara Marcus did. As a contributor to her research and analysis for the book, a...

  • Ciara

    i was nervous but excited to read this book. i bought it six months ago & kept putting it off because i wanted to be able to really relish it, & i kept thinking i should read my library books first. &...

  • Madeline

    1. Girls to the Front has a lot of issues. That's fine. Or it could be fine. I mean, in theory. But Girls to the Front also has a lot of problems, and ends up being totally disappointing and weirdly t...

  • ??????

    1. I decided to read this book because I am very interested in Riot Grrrl culture and the feminist revolution in the 1990's. It interested me because it was written by a woman who was a part of the re...

  • Julie Ehlers

    Reading Girls to the Front made me realize how little I really know about riot grrrl. In my defense, during the years portrayed in this book, I was attending a suburban Catholic university with a cons...

  • Kate

    "Every Girl is a Riot Grrrl."Was the message of this book that I could relate to. I graduated from high school in 1999 in a very small town in upstate New York. My cousin Jeff, who was 3 years older t...