I hope you inspire other women in the same ways that you have inspired me.
I am the one who society would have blamed if I never made it home.
I am not another man’s career. I am not his degree. I am not his travels, and I am not his.
So, Lori Alexander. With all due respect, fuck your standards.
It’s a horribly fucked up thing to admit, but: I’m ashamed to be a woman.