Stop waiting for the right person, right career, right opportunity to fall in her lap.
I am writing this piece for the many brave women who put their careers on the line by outing Weinstein. I am writing this piece for the women across the country and the MANY women in my own community who have been subject to the same façade.
Sending mixed signals.
Men: There’s nothing wrong with wanting to draw the lines and boundaries of your sexuality and gender. But there’s one tiny problem. Your obsession with walking the lines of masculinity is holding you hostage. You’re not really free. And I really want you to be.
“People ask why women don’t report sexual assault. You got your answer: a man can have double digit accusers & still be elected President.” – @LizStrand
“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.”
It must be so hard—all those nights when you just aren’t sure if you can control yourself from harming another human being.