Women have had to put up with this bullshit for way too long. ~Sen. Mazie Hirono Some days I am more wolf than woman, and I am still learning how to stop apologizing for my wild. ~Nikita Gill Maybe it was the way that she delivered those words - "Does that work for you?" - in the … Continue reading Does That Work For You?
Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the whole world. ~Hilary Clinton The past week has been ... enlightening. As I watched a petulant Brett Kavanaugh sneer at a patient Senator Klobuchar and interrupt Senator Feinstein (and y'all know how I feel about men interrupting women) I saw - as you likely did … Continue reading The Busy Woman’s Guide to Channeling Your Rage.
To all the girls who have faced injustice and been silenced. Together, we will be heard. ~Malala Yousafzai To be a woman is to be interrupted. In boardrooms and family rooms and courtrooms, women's actual voices are often cut short - their thoughts and ideas demonstrated to be less important than what their male counterpart … Continue reading Interrupted Women, Interrupting.
Anger is like gasoline. If you spray it around and somebody lights a match, you've got an inferno. [But] if we can put our anger inside an engine, it can drive us forward. ~Scilia Elworthy Wow. I haven't seen women this riled up since January 2017. This is really big, I said to my husband … Continue reading Anger: The Unintentional Gift
A huge part of being a feminist is giving other women the freedom to make choices you might not necessarily make yourself. ~Lena Dunham Women - and especially moms - are the static noise that undergirds society. We're the background that you don't hear but that hums along continuously as you go about your own … Continue reading Invisible Women
*Image Ann Popkin, Boston Globe Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. ~Margaret Mead It was 1969. The women's movement was brand new - fledgling organizations (like the National Organization for Women) were just getting their footing. Women across the … Continue reading Never Underestimate the Power of a Small Group of Dedicated People