ORGS & MEDIA WE SUPPORT
The Ally Coalition – aid and encourage fellow artists and people from every walk of life, to use their voices and influence to end discrimination against LGBTQ people.
Alternatives for Girls – to help homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and exploitation, and help them to explore and access the support, resources and opportunities necessary to be safe, to grow strong and to make positive choices in their lives.
Art + Feminism – a campaign to improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia, and to encourage female editorship.
Ask Fan Landers! – a great online lady musician/band advise column.
Audiofemme – Women writing about music and culture.
Ban Bossy – Encouraging young girls to lead.
Bitchtopia – hopes to help better define feminism, in an all-inclusive form.
Black and Brown Punk Show Collective – A place for QTPOC punx to network and keep the Chicago punk scene diverse and safe.
Black Women Rock – a movement spearheaded by acclaimed poet, jessica Care moore.
Detroit Sound Conservancy – Preserving the “indigenous music of Detroit.”
Detroit Music Teachers Collective – offers affordable music education to music lovers of all ages, with private lessons in violin, voice, guitar, ukulele, saxophone, piano & drums.
Detroit Youth Volume – Making Suzuki violin accessible to youth from Capuchin Soup Kitchen since 2010.
Discwoman – a New York-based platform and booking agency, representing and showcasing female-identified DJ talent in electronic music.
Everyday Feminism – Learn how to apply feminism to your real life and heal from and stand up to everyday oppression.
The Foundation – Celebrating Women in Hip Hop.
Girlschool – a new, Los Angeles-based, music and arts collective.
Girls Gone Vinyl – A film about the true story of female DJs from around the world in a male dominated industry.
Girls Rock Detroit – a community organization dedicated to fostering girls’ creative expression, positive self-esteem, and community awareness through rock music education and performance.
Got a Girl Crush – a blog & print magazine made by women, about women, for everyone. Est. 2009
GRRL FEST – an inclusive, independent multi-platform arts and music event to celebrate and encourage women.
Gusher – a print rock music magazine written & created entirely by women.
Her Beats – a blog about women in electronic music.
In The Band: Michigan Music through a Feminist Lens – a photography project by Chantal Roeske highlighting femme Michigan musicians..
International Alliance for Women in Music – builds awareness of women’s contributions to musical life through its publications, website, international competitions, conferences, concert promotion, and presentation, and through its support of entrepreneurial and publishing activities, scholarly research and publications, broadcasts, educational initiatives, and advocacy work.
International Women’s Day – celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.
Lady Parts Justice – a national movement using humor & outrage to remove bodily autonomy-hating politicians in 2015 & beyond.
Le Sigh – a website that highlights female-identified and non-binary artists.
Listening to Ladies – showcasing women composers.
My Sistahs Keeper – provides resources to homeless, battered & single women with children, while tending to their emotional trauma and physical needs.
ROOKIE – a website for teenage girls – that is AMAZING!
Ruth Ellis Center – provides long and short-term safe space and support services for runaway, homeless and at-risk LGBTQ youth in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan.
SHE SHREDS – The Magazine Dedicated to Women Guitarists.
Smart Girls at the Party – Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls celebrates girls who are changing the world by being themselves.
Solidarity – a socialist, feminist, anti-racist organization.
SoundGirls.org – Providing real world support for women working in or wishing to enter the field of professional audio.
Tom Tom Magazine® – The only magazine in the world dedicated to female drummers.
TYCI – a collective run by women. BLOG. LIVE EVENTS. ZINES. PODCASTS.
Women’s Audio Mission – a San Francisco based non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of women in music production and the recording arts.
Women Make Noise – Video blog focusing on inspiring women & queer artists from various genres…post-punk, punk, riot grrrl, 90’s, 80’s, synth-pop, electroclash…
OTHER COOL STUFF
A Reference Of Female-Fronted Punk Rock 1977-89 – download 12 CDs worth of songs by punk bands fronted by female vocalists from all over the world between 1977 to 1989.
The First All-Female Rock Band Signed to a Major Label, and Other Pioneer Girl Groups – Article on mtvhive.com.