Gendernetworks & Music

These Interviews were conducted by Steffen & Verena in 2003/2004 as part of a research for a paper at the University of Göttingen, Germany on gender networks and music.

Queer as in challenging heteronormativity

Lindy Morrison (The Go-Betweens)

when I was younger I continually experienced discrimination as a woman in music, too many to discuss.

What do you do?
Drummer

Please describe your political ideology/standpoint?
Left of centre

Does your political standpoint influence your music?
I am an artist because of my politics, it is a job that doesn’t exploit others.

Is there an international network that you find important for your music?
Those people who like the same music as myself and have the same general idealogy of compassion and tolerance for the disadvantaged

What do you think connects the members of this network?
Music

In what way do you think globalization influences those international networks?
Yes particularly the WPPT and WIPO which have developed copyright standards and especially Performers Copyright

Did you experience gender-related problems?
Yes when I was younger I continually experienced discrimination as a woman in music, too many to discuss.

Lynn Breedlove (Tribe 8)

Lynn Breedlove (Tribe 8)

by Steffen & Verena
These Interviews were conducted in 2003/2004 as part of a research for a paper at the University of Göttingen | Germany on gender networks and music…

Jean Smith (Mecca Normal)

Jean Smith (Mecca Normal)

by Steffen & Verena
These Interviews were conducted in 2003/2004 as part of a research for a paper at the University of Göttingen | Germany on gender networks and music…

Aliccia Berg Bollig (Slumber Party)

Aliccia Berg Bollig (Slumber Party)

by Steffen & Verena
These Interviews were conducted in 2003/2004 as part of a research for a paper at the University of Göttingen | Germany on gender networks and music…