The Ultimate Sexy Feminist Playlist

True, there are many more important feminist issues than iPod playlists … but a good playlist can inspire you when you’re depressed about all those important issues and get you moving toward doing something about them. Or just dancing and singing around your living room. Either way works for us.

This is a long list that will remain in progress, so tell us your favorites as well.


Christina Aguilera, “Can’t Hold Us Down”

Tori Amos, “Silent All These Years”

Beyonce, “If I Were a Boy”

Bikini Kill, “Rebel Girl”


Kelly Clarkson, “I Do Not Hook Up”


Destiny’s Child, “Independent Women”

Ani DiFranco, “Not a Pretty Girl”

Aretha Franklin, “Natural Woman”


Lesley Gore, “You Don’t Own Me”

Janet Jackson, “Control”


Joan Jett, “Bad Reputation”


Lady Gaga, “Born This Way”

Cyndi Lauper, “Girls Just Want to Have Fun”

Madonna, “What It Feels Like for a Girl”

Alanis Morissette, “You Oughta Know”


Nirvana, “Been a Son”

No Doubt, “Just a Girl”

Liz Phair, “Flower”

P!nk, “U + Ur Hand”


Queen Latifah, “Ladies First”

Salt ‘n’ Pepa, “None of Your Business”


Saving Jane, “One Girl Revolution”


Britney Spears, “Stronger”


TLC, “Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg”

Tupac, “Keep Ya Head Up”


  1. Liz says:

    This list is phenomenal. Just a few suggestions: Not Ready to Make Nice – Dixie Chicks, A Fighter – Country Strong Soundtrack, Dog Days are Over – Florence and the Machine.

  2. Gabrielle Wood says:

    This is an awesome list.. I know you already have Pink on there..but her songs “F’n Perfect”, or “Try”


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