‘Angry grrrl zines’
Riot grrrl and body politics from the early 1990s
in Ripped, torn and cut
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The aim of this chapter is to explore how the psychic and the social intersect within riot grrrls’ reframing of the gendered body. It highlights how the fanzine context further complicated such a relationship, giving rise to tensions that played out in the zine writing integral to riot grrrl’s culture and politics.

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