“Can’t you picture it—gangs of girls—teenage girls in gangs all across america, breaking through boundaries of race and class and sexual identity, girls so strong together that they don’t listen to people who tell them they are stupid or that they don’t mean anything because they don’t really exist—girls so strong together that no one dares to fuck with them when they are walking down the street—girls so strong together that they learn to help out their moms and help them to get away from their dads when necessary….GIRL SOLDIERS….we need jackets. And just think of the books that will be written, the cultures that will arise, the bands, the movies that will be made etc.”

— Tobi Vail, 1991
Bikini Kill's Tobi Vail files copyright notice over Clinton campaign's use of "Rebel Girl"
Founding Bikini Kill member Tobi Vail has filed a copyright infringement notice against Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign over the campaign's unauthorized use of the Bikini Kill classic "Rebel Girl." The campaign used the song in a web video featuring the candidate, which has since been remove...

Bikini Kill is sick of your shit

The Riot Grrrl Manifesto!

(Published in 1991 in the second Bikini kill zine)

*Watch Kathleen Hanna reading the RG Manifesto here! 

*Riot Grrrl day proclamation