I don't wanna hijack, but wondered what the prevailing feeling was around these parts regarding:
Girls to the front: why we need more women-friendly gigs
"It's time for gigs to take women's safety seriously, in a world where audience members and performers are routinely assaulted."
Having been fucked with at shows and clubs myself, I feel this is a decent article about a topic endemic to society both in public and private settings. Personally, while at shows and clubs, I'd certainly like to see staff concerned with providing assistance to members of the audience with as much alacrity as they do to hindering the audience from participating in illicit activities.
"Here's a handy tool for any woman who prefers giving fake phone numbers over spending the evening being harangued and irritated by over-zealous suitors. Just give out (669) 221-6251, it is a phone number that responds to calls and texts with quotes from the feminist writer and activist, bell hooks."