Stephanie Phillips

Stephanie Phillips is a London-based freelance journalist and editor of B2B magazines.

Audio of Women Make Noise Discussion

I took part in a panel discussion called Women Make Noise as part of the Off the Shelf festival in Sheffield. The discussion focused on women’s experiences of music culture … Continue reading

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Disrespectful dancing: clinging to the edge of the mosh pit

Sway to the right, sway to the left. Uniform in motion and occasionally in style, the gentle dance that occurs in the pit can be a mesmerising experience, that is … Continue reading

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Women Make Noise: A Discussion

I will be taking part in the panel discussion ‘Women Make Noise: A Discussion’ at Off the Shelf in Sheffield in October. LaDIYfest Sheffield will host a panel discussion on … Continue reading

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Singing and self recovery

Like most people stress can get the best of me. Project after project, priority after priority: it can eventually become too much. I started to look for ways to tend … Continue reading

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Review | Girls: meet your punk foremothers

When it comes to documentaries on women in punk, the topic is usually given a brief five minute recap. A few token women are name-checked in between various dog-toothed male … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

No I won’t get your tea on: self care in the punk scene

Here we go. The not all men brigade strikes again. Legend has it the army has soldier posted near every woman, primed and ready for the moment she questions any … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Retrospective | Lady Bo

I’ve spent the last few days researching my black female guitar foremothers in an almighty playlist that I’ll share with you all soon. In the process I discovered Lady Bo, … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

We Need to Talk about Racism in Punk

I recently wrote an article about my experiences in a white majority punk scene and culture and why we need to talk about racism in the punk scene. The initial … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Review | Skinny Girl Diet / The Ethical Debating Society Split Single

Originally published at The Girls Are Skinny Girl Diet/Ethical Debating Society, Split 7″ EP, HHBTM Records When exactly did riot grrrl die again? Someone said it was in 1994, when it … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Big Fat New Year’s Resolutions

God, I used to hate these things. Meaningless! Rubbish! A warped conspiracy to get us to go to the gym more I used cry at the dawn of every new … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Reclaiming rubbish design: eco friendly interiors with 2012Architecten

Originally posted at Design Build Network. As environmental issues become ever more important in our society, interior designers are increasingly looking to make their interior pieces more eco friendly. While … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sounds of my Life | Riot Grrrl & Me

  Originally posted at Serious as part of the ‘Sounds of my Life’ series. Stephanie Phillips runs Don’t Dance Her Down Boys – a blog-shaped manifestation of her one woman mission to … Continue reading

June 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Introducing | Stealing Sheep

Originally published at The Girls Are. Gloom pop darlings Stealing Sheep have been on the indie gig circuit for a few years, but after signing with Heavenly Recordings they are ready to … Continue reading

June 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

John Derbyshire, The National Review and the Conservative Movement

Orginally posted at Black Feminists UK Recently a columnist for the American conservative magazine The National Review decided to write a column titled ‘TheTalk: Nonblack Version’ about some advice that … Continue reading

April 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

You Make Me Happy

Originally posted at Black Feminists UK To mark International Anti-Street Harassment Week, we are writing about our experiences of street harassment. For posts by Anouchka, Lola, rashné and Simi,please see NYE, ‘Are you even … Continue reading

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