Proceeds from the shirt will go toward Rokudenashiko’s legal and tour fund. Read our interview with Rokudenashiko to find out more about her legal fight and her graphic novel memoir, What is Obscenity? The Story of a Good For Nothing Artist and Her Pussy (forthcoming from Koyama Press).
We asked the women of Discwoman: What does “Free Manko” mean to you?
Frankie: If manko is free, women are.
Emma: Freeing manko gives agency to a woman. If she is free she can pursue what she dreams of in life.
Christine: Manko is cunt—unapologetic, fierce and unafraid to express freely.
Founded by Frankie Hutchinson, Emma Burgess-Olson and Christine Tran, Discwoman is a New York-based platform, collective, and booking agency—representing and showcasing cis women, trans women and genderqueer talent in electronic music. Started as a two-day festival in September 2014 at Bossa Nova Civic Club Discwoman has since produced and curated events in 15+ cities—working with over 150 DJs and producers to-date.
MASSIVE GOODS is a fashion brand, publisher, and creative agency representing queer and feminist artists from Japan.