Kathleen Hanna is the lead singer of the Julie Ruin and has been in bands such as Bikini Kill and Le Tigre. She also gives lectures at colleges and other places on topics such as feminism, art, activism, and punk. It’s given her a TON of practice at being in front of crowds of complete strangers, and in this video she has some personally tested public-speaking tips—plus words of (life) encouragement, including these: “This could suck. But it doesn’t really have to do with you.”
Happy spring, Rookies! We’re currently looking for work on May’s theme: TOGETHER. It’ll be a hopeful month about friendship and community and love-for-love’s-sake and the sentimental feeling you get at the end of the school year. Coming out of hibernation and being at ONE with the WORLD. Working together. Power in numbers. Creative projects, uprisings, benevolent conspiracies. Group therapy, teamwork, THE HIVE. Send us whatcha got: email@example.com. Thank you! ♥
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