But this is my second time interviewing her -- that automatically makes us BFFs, right? A little? No? Anyway, here's what the feminist punk icon has to say about riot grrrl, Lyme disease, "Scandal," and the new movie about her.
If the entire notion of women as the fairer sex and the "prettier" gender disappeared, thus allowing us to be ugly all the time or some of the time without cultural shaming/pity/donning the cloak of invisibility, what would it be like?
Women aren't the only ones driven to act unfavorably by hormone fluctuations. Imagine the massive disorder diagnosis upswing if only testosterone poisoning were A Thing. Every time a guy punches a wall because he missed a layup? Road rage, chair throwings, gang skirmishes, fraternity hazing gone tragic? Every war, ever?