Grimes, who we spoke about all the way back in the first episode, has posted a missive on her blog that you need to read. Now.
I don’t want to be infantilized because I refuse to be sexualized .
I don’t want to be molested at shows or on the street by people who perceive me as an object that exists for their personal satisfaction.
I don’t want to live in a world where I’m gonna have to start employing body guards because this kind of behavior is so commonplace and accepted and I’m pissed that when I express concern over my own safety it’s often ignored until people see firsthand what happens and then they apologize for not taking me seriously after the fact…
As music fans, we need to remember that the artists we admire are human beings first, and foremost, and deserving of the same respect we give anyone else. Please read this post, and stay tuned to the next Crush On Radio. We’ll have a lot to talk about.