Feminism, Inc. C oming of age in girl power media culture , girls receive a series of discordant messages about female sexuality. Female sexuality is something to be guarded; girls are taught not to come home pregnant and to protect themselves from sexual predators. Female sexuality is something to be used; as Thea describes earlier, it is a powerful commodity available as exchange for economic, cultural, social, and emotional capital. Female sexuality is also a political issue; as Meg intimates, girls learn that institutions, corporations, advertisers, and producers may try to conflate girls and women with their bodies, seeing them only as objects rather than as humans, and that girls may or may not be complicit in this equation.
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Michelle Branch. Jill Augusto. To say that Michelle Branch has been through a lot the last 10 years is the very definition of understatement. Following the success of her first major-label release, Branch dropped Hotel Paper and went on to found country duo The Wreckers with singer Jessica Harp in During that time she also got married and had a daughter, with the intention of continuing to release music. Records, resulting in major delays—and later terminations—of her several planned albums. Do you think I should really be doing this?
In , Michelle Branch seemed to flash-freeze in our collective pop cultural memory as the girl in hip-hugging boot-cut jeans and a black tank top. With two platinum albums and a crop of wildly catchy singles— "Everywhere," "All You Wanted," and "Are You Happy Now"—she was the voice of every love-struck high-schooler in the country, and still a teenager herself. In record time, she staked a place in the musical landscape. It's been 14 years since Branch released her last solo album.
The singer, who exchanged vows with her bass player, Teddy Landau, last May, has been sowing a few wild oats onstage as one half of the Wreckers, her new side project with longtime friend and fellow songstress Jessica Harp. The Wreckers' song "The Good Kind" is featured on the show's soundtrack. The pair first met five years ago when both were still struggling songwriters trying to break into the industry. So we just went with it. It's nice to have a partner in crime and not have all that pressure on you all the time.