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An Open-Letter to Chrissie Hynde on Victim Blaming

This article was written for and published by Wear Your Voice Magazine on Aug 31, 2015.

Chrissie Hynde by Harmony Gerber, 2013. Wikicommons license.

"...As I got older, Chrissie Hynde became one of my rock heroes. I cut my hair like her and dyed it dark, rimming my eyes will heavy kohl liner on the bottom. I’d wear menswear inspired pieces unbuttoned low with tight jeans, vests, and heels. I did karaoke to “Tattooed Love Boys” and winked when I sang the lyric “I shot my mouth off and now you show me what that hole is for.”

I used to think that line was incredibly sexy until I came across article after article about Chrissie Hynde and her victim-blaming of rape survivors."

READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT WEAR YOUR VOICE.COM BY CLICKING HERE.