25. Men often say that they like the natural look on a woman, but they’re dirty f*cking liars.
The adage “believe women” isn’t just about sexual assault: It’s about women’s condition, experiences, and the broad subversion of our voices within the patriarchy.
Like a night with a good combo onstage, Manuscript Wish List (#MSWL) on Twitter packs out the joint with agents and editors shouting out their requests — to writers.
I have been thinking a lot about the way we wield words—and the way we wield words when we are threatened or feel defensive, when we feel someone has hurt, offended, or upset us. I have been trying to pinpoint the emotional wells that make us tap into abrasive language that we may otherwise skip.
“You see I was fighting the fight long before I knew it had a name and a direction because in my country you either scream loud enough for everyone to notice or you stay silent forever.”
We love ourselves some inspiring queens.
If we’ve learned anything from this election, it’s this: America is still very divided and racism and sexism are running rampant.
Every worker has a story.
From ancient China and Persia to modern Uganda and the streets of New York City.