Today is International Women’s Day and I would like to take a pause to honor a human rights activist and political figure I truly admire: Hillary Rodham Clinton.… View Post
Our entire cultural system has been designed to suggest boys are one thing and girls another; that boys can grow to be doctors or lawyers or police officers or CEOs or politicians. Read: leaders. Women are brought up in a world seeing themselves in submissive roles, to only serve another and neither lead not own her own autonomy. Think: nurses, secretaries, hairdressers, cooks*, and – yes – motherhood, where they serve their partners and children. … View Post
One of the main principles for movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp is that we should believe women when they come forward to confront the men who have harassed them. And in believing them, there will of course be a strong backlash. And so one must ask the question:
Might it go too far… View Post
After a week where Hollywood’s women took to the stage to say enough is enough on the issues of gender inequality in the workplace, of sexual harassment and assault, and the intolerance experienced by millions from all backgrounds, Mark Wahlberg brought #TimesUp to a temporary pause.… View Post
I don’t need to say anything about this. But if this speech isn’t a candidacy announcement then I don’t know what is.
Powerful. Composed. Honest. Intelligible. Intelligent.
Oprah Winfrey.… View Post