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International Women’s Day – Goth Herstory and Future

As much as it lifts my shrivelled black heart, this photo is more than forty years old! Not to detract from the immortal achievements of these musicians, but they’re from genres famous for innovation and creation. Where are the new women stepping up to carry on the legacy of fearless creators in a field riddled with – like so many others – misogyny and sexism? Continue reading

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‘When They Invent A Darker Colour’: Black Skin versus the Pale Aesthetic

As often as possible, I like to feature guest articles written by people far more qualified in a topic than I. During a discussion on our Facebook page about feminism and the Goth scene, Jacqueline Eccleston mentioned her experiences as … Continue reading

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