The Women's Studies Dropout

A blog where feminist friends continue their class discussions


music industry

What’s Left of My Heart’s Still Made of Gold

It has been impossible not to have Kesha on my mind or playing through my speakers lately, and over the past year.  So many women, and people in general, have been leaning on her latest album, Rainbow, to give them the strength,... Continue Reading →


Beyond the Lights shows the whole picture of the violence of commodification

I recently had the opportunity to finally watch Beyond the Lights (Thanks Netflix!).  I was excited to watch another film starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw (from Belle) and also Minnie Driver (who rocks), and by a female writer-director (Gina Prince-Bythewood), but I... Continue Reading →

Women are rockstars too!

I'm coming off my high of seeing Sleater-Kinney completely blow away Terminal 5 in NYC last weekend and thinking a lot about this article I read earlier this week about the lack of female musicians booked for festivals in the... Continue Reading →

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