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War On Women: A co-ed feminist punk band for all
War On Women: A co-ed feminist punk band for all

As the lead singer of the Baltimore feminist punk band War On Women, Shawna Potter occasionally encounters brash harassment from men in the crowds. Some might internalize or bury the anger that results from such sexism, but the 31-year-old has no problem addressing an agitator head-on, as she did in Los Angeles in February. Make comments about Potter's body, and prepare to be embarrassed. “When things like that happen, I'm still shocked,” Potter said last week from a love seat in Big Crunch, the Johnston Square instrument repair shop she manages. “I just got angry and I started yelling at him. On the stage, I have the freedom to do that, and I'm...

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