How You Can Get Involved In Riot Grrrl


This was written by: Greta.

So you want to know how to get involved in riot grrrl or how you can support the riot grrrl movement? Here are some things you can do to get involved.

* Start a riot grrrl chapter and hold riot grrrl meetings with your chapter.
* Organize your own Ladyfest in your area.
* Organize your own Slutwalk in your area.
* Create a zine distro for zinesters.
* Make a riot grrrl zine and distribute it. Put riot grrrl bands, information about riot grrrl, etc. in your zine. You can also make a website for your zine, so others can order your zine, find past issues, etc.
* Make a fanzine dedicated to one of your favorite riot grrrl bands and distribute it.
* Create a riot grrrl e-zine (online zine).
* Start your own riot grrrl website or create a riot grrrl blog. Use your computer to interact with others!
* Make a Hollaback! website for your area. Fight back against street harassment!
* Join some riot grrrl groups on social networking websites such as: Facebook, MySpace, Pinterest, etc.
* Join some message boards and forums. Make a post about the riot grrrl movement and music. See if you get any responses. Most likely you will find someone else that likes riot grrrl.
* Make a twitter account. Find other riot grrrls by searching for “riot grrrl” and follow them. There are lots of riot grrrls on Twitter.
* Make a Last.fm account. Find riot grrrl bands you like to listen to and find others that share that same interest in music.
* Create your own riot grrrl group on social networking websites such as: Facebook, MySpace, Pinterest, etc.
* DIY (Do It Yourself) by making riot grrrl crafts, buttons, patches, stickers, clothing, art, etc.
* Explain what riot grrrl is to your friends. Tell them your love of the riot grrrl movement. By telling your friends, they may realize that they love and want to know more about riot grrrl.
* Write poetry about riot grrrl topics like rape, abuse, etc.
* Support your local bands, especially female bands! This means going to their shows. You can also start a street team for the band.
* Support other riot grrrl bands, locally or not local.
* Start your own riot grrrl band. Write songs about riot grrrl topics like rape, abuse, etc.
* Start your own record label.
* Start your own Rock Camp For Girls in your state or country.

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