WHY WE NEED TO SEPARATE ‘GIRL POWER’ FROM ‘BOY HATE’.
Verily: Do you have a girl power playlist? You know, a playlist dedicated to songs by fierce females to keep you going during a workout or pump you up before a job interview. Maybe it’s Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” or “Roar” by Katy Perry.
But let me pose another question: Is your girl power playlist more girl power or boy hate? A friend once asked me this question. It seemed frivolous at first, but it has since opened my ears, so to speak, to themes of empowerment in music. more