“The feminist pendulum has swung too far” is a common argument but it is an error to lay the devaluation of the feminine at feminism’s door.
I have zero desire to continue cosigning inequitable systems or unprotested problems with my unconscious contributions and my uncompensated time.
Empowerment is when we are in community with each other and working collectively. Because there’s not enough compensation in the world for anything less.
The Female Lifestyle Empowerment Brand is the modern incarnation of what Betty Friedan called The Feminine Mystique and Naomi Wolf called The Beauty Myth.
It isn’t that women are refusing to do leisure right. It’s that we’re part of a system that requires our labour to make the leisure of others possible.
Caregiving isn’t only about what we do for each other in times of crisis. It’s not only needed when there’s a diagnosis.It’s what we need to rise, together.
Instead of trying to convince people that racism and sexism exist, let’s document, discuss and confront privilege. It’s uncomfortable but it provokes change.
Leaders, teachers, women: do not urge me to be happy. Encourage me to be whole.
Women are jealous? Women pull up the ladder? Balderdash. Nearly every one of my accomplishments can be traced back to the women in my life.