I hate to break the news to you, but you’re not as masculine as you think. I say this because your idea of masculinity is rooted in insecure dehumanizing behaviors.
I get scared that I can’t authentically call myself an empowered woman if I need a man for this. I shouldn’t need anyone, especially for something concerning my own body.
“If you want to be successful and you are a woman, you have to understand that there’s all kinds of horrible stuff that comes with it, and you simply cannot do anything about it but move on.”
Feminism’s main goal is to dismantle the evils associated with patriarchy and destroy all forms of oppression, not to put women on a pedestal and say they’re “greater” or “mightier” than men.
Feminism has acquired a bad reputation over the years, but that is only the surface of the issue. People have this issue with women being proud of themselves, fighting for themselves, drawing attention to their own issues.
If I’m excited about something, if I accomplish something, I’m going to celebrate. I’m going to toast myself and if you can’t toast with me, no champagne for you.
Most women agree that it grinds their gears, but at this point they choose to ignore it.
It struck me that when men are dominant in a field, people celebrate; but when it comes to women being dominant in a field, people complain.
“Middle fingers up, put them hands high / Wave it in his face, tell him, boy, bye”
Our courtships culminate in perfectly crafted engagements with a photographer hidden behind a nearby bush (92 likes).