No……. thank you

I bought my first Bikini Kill Cd’s in 2003 when I was a 17 year old high school student. Prior to this I was listening to the pop-punk/ alternative music of the day. It seemed there were fun bands like Blink 182, or politically conscious bands like Anti-Flag… but as a gay youth I thought, “Where is the punk band with a gay message?” I listened to “CD version” and “The Singles”… They blew my mind! Finally, music with a message I could relate to and that reflected how I felt. Finding Bikini Kill meant validation in a fucked up environment. You guys helped me get through high school and sort of lead me to other great music. Thank you.

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One Response to “No……. thank you”

  1. Absolutely! Riot Grrrl/Bikini Kill and many others gave Queer kids like us a place to feel safe and accepted. Bikini kill positively energizes me just as much today as they did when I was 16 and I’m a 40 year old man.

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