Kathleen Hanna Read by Joan Jett
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Whether fronting a punk band or helping to start the Riot Grrrl movement, Kathleen Hanna likes to be on the front lines of fighting for women’s rights. Rebels, get out your combat boots and hear how Kathleen fueled her own artistic and political rebellion.
This episode was read by rockstar legend, Joan Jett. She founded one of the first all-girl rock bands, The Runaways, and later went on to form Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Her music has been heard all over the world, and in 2015, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
This podcast is a production of Rebel Girls. It’s based on the book series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. This story was produced by Haley Dapkus with sound design and mixing by Mumble Media. It was written by Mary Bergstrom and edited by Abby Sher. Fact-checking by Joe Rhatigan. Narration by Joan Jett. Joy Smith and Jes Wolfe were our executive producers. Original theme music was composed and performed by Elettra Bargiacchi. Thank you to the whole Rebel Girls team who make this podcast possible. Stay rebel!