"Equal parts music history, ethnography and Feminism 101 syllabus, Sara Marcus‘ new book, Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution, is wholly engrossing, with Marcus’ meticulous research being perhaps the book’s greatest strength. For individuals like myself, who missed out on the Riot Grrrl movement due to factors such as age (full disclosure: I was five years old when the book’s opening events took place) and gender, Marcus’ incredible attention to detail allows you to lose yourself completely in a truly unique moment in our culture’s history..."
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"South Dakota is not known for being the most politically liberal state in the union. The state legislature is overwhelmingly made up of Republicans and even the Democratic members of the state’s congressional representation have been endorsed by groups like the National Rifle Association. So when a young straight woman with an extensive resume of LGBT activism stands a good chance of being elected to the State Senate, it’s worth taking notice..."
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"There have been quite a few words in past Global Gaze columns dedicated to the plight of sexual minorities seeking asylum in the United States from repressive and discriminatory governments around the world. But there are other difficulties in terms of U.S. immigration policy that queer people face on a daily basis. For those individuals who are running towards something – in this case a lover or spouse from a different country – rather than away from their home, there are challenges to be overcome as well..."