This musician’s tweet about sexist labelling in a record store will annoy you
LONDON — If you’ve ever been frustrated by the sight of a record shop placing artists into a genre called “female vocalists”, then look away now
British singer Kate Nash tweeted a photo she took while perusing a music store yesterday, which prompted something of a tweet storm.
Nash spotted a category in a record store entitled “females of all description”. Nice.
Her outrage couldn’t be contained in just one tweet, however.
Nash signed off on the matter with a simple message: “Don’t categorize my sex
Nash wasn’t alone in her outrage. People on Twitter shared their frustration at the blanket-labelling of female musicians comprising a genre in itself. Read more…
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