We've seen a lot of dark come to light this past year. In response, ad agency Grey London paired with Goldstein Music to spice up some Christmas musical favorites with these seven feminist hyrrs.
Fast Company reports:
Titles include “Kick the Balls” (set to “Deck the Halls”), “Oh Sexism” (set to “Oh Christmas Tree”), “We Want An Equal Salary” (set to “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”), “Stereotypes” (set to “Silent Night”) and more.
The series of seven songs “Hyrrs: Festive Hymns Made Feminist” covers issues including body shaming, workplace inequality, sexism and harassment, and is available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Spotify, and Apply Music, with all proceeds going to Refuge, a national U.K. violence charity to support women and children in need.
Going caroling? Download your free Hyrrbook here.
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