feminism

Features

HARD Summer’s Video Director: “People Are Shaming Me Back to the Fart Jokes Where I Belong.”

Agata Alexander responds to criticism of her controversial trailer—and insists she wouldn't change a thing.
Rachel Kraus
5.5.17
Features

A Tour of Paris’ Next-Generation Club Scene, Where Inclusivity Reigns Supreme

Female DJ crew TGAF give us an inside look into the spaces crucial to a diverse generation of French clubbers revolutionizing the city's nightlife.
Maya-Roisin Slater
4.7.17
Features

Why a Women’s Strike in the Music Industry Is Much Gutsier Than it Seems

An interview with publicist and business owner Judy Miller Silverman about women in the music industry and her decision to go on strike.
Rachel Kraus
3.8.17
Best of 2016

Artist of the Year: The Black Madonna On the Beautiful Paradox of Being a Catholic DJ

"I poured myself into dance music and discovered God isn't silent. God is loud."
The Black Madonna
12.29.16
Features

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, From the Club

Is it impossible for a woman to ever truly feel safe when walking home alone from a party?
Michelle Lhooq
8.31.16
Features

How a New Festival for Female, Non-Binary, and Trans Artists Plans to Crush the Patriarchy (Eventually)

TUFFEST in Seattle is pushing marginalized communities into the spotlight—and asking cis, white men to step aside.
Amber Cortes
7.13.16
Features

Last Night a DJ-Inspired Eyeshadow Saved My Life

At first, I sneered at the idea of "model/DJ" makeup. But then, like most things, I realized I was wrong.
Darcie Wilder
6.29.16
Pride 2016

Why 2016 is the Year of Queer Women in Nightlife

From skyrocketing DJs to thriving pop-up parties, queer women are doing big things—and finally being rewarded for it.
DJ Whitney Day
6.23.16
Features

Photos of the Beautiful Freaks at America's Biggest Gabber Festival

We went to Vegas to scope out America's gabber scene—even the satanists were super nice!
Adam Schwarz
6.22.16
thump news

FML, A Dance Music Blog Called DJane Is Running a Beauty Contest for Female DJs

All the publication wants to know is who’s the hottest DJ on the planet. Who would do something like this?
Jesse Weiss
3.7.16
women in dance music

Can Teaching Young Women to DJ and Produce Solve Gender Inequality in Electronic Music?

From San Francisco’s Women’s Audio Mission to Brooklyn’s Powrplnt, women across the country are using education to reverse industry sexism.
Sophie Weiner
2.26.16
thump news

Feminist DJ Collective Factory Girls Drop an All-Female Artists Mixtape for Valentine's Day

Hear the badass femme mix from Gun$ Garcia​, Suga Shay​, and Katie Rex ahead of their Galentine's Day party this weekend.
THUMP Staff
2.9.16