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Patsy Cline and husband Charlie Dick's graves in Shenandoah Memorial Park, VA. Image: Sarah Stierch (CC BY 4.0)

Visiting The Grave Of Patsy Cline, A Hero I Didn't Know I Had

[CN: mention of intimate partner violence] Patsy Cline sang with such a beautiful range of emotion because she had experienced so many ups and downs in her own life.

Kacey Musgraves. Image: Wikipedia

The Evolution Of Same-Sex Love In Country Music

Country music is an overwhelmingly heterosexual endeavor. The LGBTQ community certainly listen to, and perform, country, but in terms of lyrical content and themes, country has been focused on male-female romantic love.


Sarah Gerhardt: Works For General Contractor In SF

Spotted in: Potrero Hill, SF


"Girl In A Country Song" Continues Long Tradition Of Twangy Feminist Critique 

Maddie & Tae's new hit both indicates and subverts country's long history of sexism.

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The First Female Country Music Star Turned the Tables on Gender Expectations

“Queen of Country” Kitty Wells paved the way for later female artists while questioning post-war women-blaming.


Watch: Country Music Video Shames Rapists

Kira Isabella and her song "Quarterback!" are an empowering revelation.