Young Gay Women Co-Opt Hip Hop Misogyny for Lesbian Courtships

via Salon via Village Voice:

Siya, a 20-year-old rapper, says that’s standard fare for “AGs” — or “aggressive” lesbians: “It’s a property thing.” The “bitches ain’t shit,” crotch-grabbing swagger of some mainstream rappers has been adopted within this particular lesbian subculture, according to the Voice. AGs employ rappers’ typical chest-thumping declarations of manliness: Baggy pants, baseball caps, tattoos and diamonds. Same goes for the view of women as collectible — and yet entirely dispensable — tokens…