Adolescence will always be an angry time. And as long as the well-documented contradictions inherent in What a Woman (or Man) Must Be still exist, they're going to feed into young women's (and young men's) feelings of conflict and frustration. Riot Grrrl, by encouraging girls to turn their anger outward, taught a crucial lesson: Always ask, Is there something wrong not with me but with the world at large? It also forced us to confront a second question: Once we've found our rage, where do we go from there?
-- Sara Marcus, Girls to the Front, p. 329