17 Feminist Anthems That Were Actually Written By Men

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You know it, I know it, Beyoncé knows it: girls run the world. Pop divas and icons wouldn't be who they are without a few empowering female songs, right? And it would also make sense that these feminist songs would be written by an all-female ensemble, right? Wrong.

Some of the most iconic and memorable girl-power anthems were actually written by dudes (at least in part)! Men writing about female empowerment… typical. Like, excuse me, did I ask for this? Then again, the songs are total jams. #MixedEmotions. Check out 17 feminist anthems that were actually written by men. If nothing else, it proves my prior statement that everyone, even men, knows that girls run the world.