Regina Spektor has been my idol musically for a very long time and has been open about her feminist beliefs - though not always blatantly. She'd referenced Virginia Woolf in her music and spoke of her support of the women of Pussy Riot. Regina Spektor seems like a woman who would not support gender roles for men or women.
Regina Spektor - The Calculation #lastfm
Regina Spektor; beauty, talent, and fashion all rolled into one.
Regina Spektor can I be half the musician she is?!
When you say there isn't anybody quirkier than Zooey Deschanel, Youtube Regina Spektor. She is AMAZING.