” I was in a band in the ’90s called Bikini Kill, and we were so freaked out about documentation then, and there was the whole thing, not just about the male gaze, but that people were going to misrepresent you… a kind fear of the mainstream that a lot of us had. “


” People have always had these weird things about how you have to be really good looking to be a singer. “


” Certain people are like ‘Oh, here come the Feminazis!’ You end up acting 10 times nicer than you even need to be, to be the opposite of the stereotype like ‘You’re the man haters!’ We’re always bending over backwards being extra nice. And I don’t know if being nice is my legacy. “


” There are so many great artists that are doing interesting things, that I don’t want to focus on boring people. “


” Sometimes, being a feminist artist, there are times where I’m in a position where I just want to feel like I’m saying all the right things politically, or I feel like I have to mention my own project over other people’s projects. But I don’t do that anymore. I just want to be off the cuff and honest. “


” Not to rag on myself, but when people say, ‘What does it feel like to be an icon?’ I’m like, ‘My dog does not think I’m an icon, my cat does not think I am an icon, my cousin does not think I am an icon.’ I have a really lovely group of friends, and I just don’t think about it. “



All 6 Kathleen Hanna Quotes about People in picture


I was in a band in the
People have always had these weird things about how you have to be really good looking to be a singer.


Certain people are like
There are so many great artists that are doing interesting things, that I don
Sometimes, being a feminist artist, there are times where I
Not to rag on myself, but when people say,
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