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19. Why it's Sexist to Hate Pop Music

19. Why it's Sexist to Hate Pop Music

Update: 2020-10-14
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It’s not always sexist to hate pop music.


But more often than not, criticism of pop music is rooted in misogyny, and we’re sick of it.


In our Season 2 premiere, Hannah, Becky, and Mimi unpack 4 common criticisms of pop music that are rooted in sexism, which are:



  • lack of sophistication or meaning


  • undervaluing of the fanbase


  • (in)authenticity


  • and perceived lack of talent of the artists


Next time you hear a (probably cishet dude) person telling you why they hate pop music, ask yourself if their hatred is just thinly-veiled misogyny. And then: sic Taylor Swift’s live performance of "Cornelia Street" on them and run far away.


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19. Why it's Sexist to Hate Pop Music

19. Why it's Sexist to Hate Pop Music

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