Women Should Try Being Kind to Other Women Too
“There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.”
― Madeleine Albright
I dislike and resent when women press fellow over-burdened, lower compensated, oppressed, women who share the same vulnerability to male violence to give up rights, opportunities, and safety.
While they leave most of the males in place & in peace.
Woman: “I’m a woman & this erasure or surrender of women’s rights, independence & autonomy doesn’t bother me.”
Same woman: Would never ask a male to do the same b/c: 1. As a woman we fear the potential male violence & 2. Know good & well they probably won’t anyway.
I’m just wondering why the road to “unity” “inclusion” “empathy” & ….”liberation” isn’t paved with calling all males “prostate havers”, “penis owners”, & “people with scrotums” I’m just baffled why the ONLY way to get there seems to be calling women (“womb havers”, “birthing bodies” “vagina owners” etc………???
Count the number of straight males, corporations, & organizations openly supporting & celebrating language calling males
“prostate havers”, “penis owners”, “people with scrotums” Is that “unity” & “liberation”? Or only when women & girls do it?
“I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” Audre Lorde
“I have chosen to no longer be apologetic for my femaleness and my femininity. And I want to be respected in all of my femaleness because I deserve to be.” — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” Madeleine Albright
“Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong, it’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” — GD Anderson
“A girl should be two things: Who and what she wants.” — Coco Chanel
“I’m a feminist. I’ve been a female for a long time now. It’d be stupid not to be on my own side.” — Maya Angelou
I raise up my voice — not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. … We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.
“To all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful, and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams.” — Hillary Clinton
“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.”
“Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.”