“We are actually as emotional and sensitive as you, it’s just that societal norms dictate that we don’t express that lest we be emasculated.”
Simply because I am a female, does not mean my entire existence should be based around being a mother.
This woman called out a salon called Rose Nails in Memphis, Tennessee after she visited it to get her nails done and saw this sign hanging in the shop.
This just in: it is 2017 and for some reason, people still can’t seem to wrap their heads around the fact that catcalling is indeed harassment.
So I tell her, in the simplest way possible, that I most prefer that she had bigger thighs- stronger, thicker, and more bountiful
Who you are is someone to be proud of. The way you stand is something to admire. Your faith and strength, your ability to speak when others are against you—those are powerful traits of a powerful girl.
The labor organizers of the early 20th century didn’t strike because they could afford to, they struck because they couldn’t afford NOT to.
You’re not a stereotype, and you’re not here for someone else’s personal gain.
To all men, thank you for being a part of this constant struggle where women fight for their own space, rights and freedom in an otherwise patriarchal society.
My sisters in Christ, please do not lose faith. Do not lose your fight. We have so much work to do for one another, so many battles to face, so many dreams and beliefs to push for. We cannot give up. And we cannot believe He has given up on us.