GrrRl Power

alec ramsdell a_ramsdell at
Sun Oct 18 20:31:50 PDT 1998

Frances Bolton wrote:

>I think it's QUITE telling that you left out Scary Spice, Doug. I think
>it's a sign of intellectual dishonesty. Quite clearly, it is in the
>of Scary that the subversive messages regarding gender and race are
>By deliberately erasing her from the Spice Girls, you take their
>which is one of challenging traditional norms of gender, and
>the power of female friendship, and you make it peripheral, if not
>completely invisible. In so doing, you recreate them in a way that is
>threatening to white, male, heterosexual norms.

You're such a cad, Frances.


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