Kathleen Hanna, performing with Bikini Kill during “Rock for Choice” at the Hollywood Palladium, 1993
"The point of the KILL ME dress is to raise questions about violence against women and, specifically, what constitutes a woman ‘asking for it?’ If she gets drunk at a party? Calls a guy a jerk? Wears a dress that says ‘KILL ME’ on it? It also states the obvious, whether you wear a dress that says ‘KILL ME’ on it or not, as a woman you always have a bullseye on your chest." — Kathleen Hanna

Kathleen Hanna, performing with Bikini Kill during “Rock for Choice” at the Hollywood Palladium, 1993

"The point of the KILL ME dress is to raise questions about violence against women and, specifically, what constitutes a woman ‘asking for it?’ If she gets drunk at a party? Calls a guy a jerk? Wears a dress that says ‘KILL ME’ on it? It also states the obvious, whether you wear a dress that says ‘KILL ME’ on it or not, as a woman you always have a bullseye on your chest." โ€” Kathleen Hanna