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Q&A Extras: Kathleen Hanna

Kathleen Hanna answers 15 questions from Johnny in 2 minutes: Tees4Togo, coffee, weed, Bikini Kill, Donald Trump, and more!

Kathleen Hanna’s Tees 4 Togo project can be found here.

KATHLEEN HANNA is an American singer, musician, artist, feminist activist, pioneer of the feminist punk riot grrrl movement, and punk zine writer. In the early-to-mid-1990s she was the lead singer of feminist punk band Bikini Kill, before fronting Le Tigre in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Since 2010, she has recorded as The Julie Ruin.

In 2018, Hanna started “Tees 4 Togo”, a project which sells t-shirts with drawings of Hanna’s friends such as Kim GordonPatton OswaltJoan Jett, and Chuck D, along with artists such as Sarah LarnachAdee Roberson, and Hannah Lucy. 100% of the proceeds go to the non-profit Peace Sisters, which helps fund local girls’ school tuition costs in DapaongTogo. The cost of one $40 shirt funds an entire school year for a student.

Posted: Apr 27, 2021

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