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Hip Hop Feminism

A visit with Treva Lindsey, Assistant Professor, Department of Women and Gender Studies

By Kelly Washatka
Published: - Topics: Women's and Gender Studies popular culture hip hop feminism

Exploitation versus Empowerment

Topics: hip hop feminism

Here, Dr. Lindsey talks about the struggle to escape the objectification of the female body without disengaging with sexuality completely. Not every sexual performance necessarily plays into objectification, but seeing a woman creating her own sexual narrative may be something that many viewers of hip hop artists are not yet comfortable with.