Grimes: I don’t want to have to compromise my morals in order to make a living

549emf Grimes: I don’t want to have to compromise my morals in order to make a living

i dont want my words to be taken out of contexti dont want to be infantilized because i refuse to be sexualizedi dont want to be molested at shows or on the street by people who perceive me as an object that exists for their personal satisfactioni dont want to live in a world where im 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…I’m tired of men who aren’t professional or even accomplished musicians continually offering to ‘help me out’ (without being asked), as if i did this by accident and i’m gonna flounder without them.  or as if the fact that I’m a woman makes me incapable of using technology.  I have never seen this kind of thing happen to any of my male peersI’m tired of the weird insistence that i need a band or i need to work with outside producers (and I’m eternally grateful to the people who don’t do this)im tired of being considered vapid for liking pop music or caring about fashion as if these things inherently lack substance or as if the things i enjoy somehow make me a lesser personContinue Reading…

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Grimes: I don’t want to have to compromise my morals in order to make a living


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