In honor of the anniversary of millions of women worldwide taking to the streets, this is why we march.
This is why we roar.
I talk a lot (no, really, A LOT) about my passion for women’s issues. I talk a lot (A LOT) about how important it is to change the way we think about women, talk about women, and treat women. I talk a never-ending lot about systematic sexism, about reproductive rights.
But I’ve never explained why I’m passionate about these things.
I’ve never explained why I roar.
I roar because for most of my life I have been made to understand I am less than. Sometimes the message is subtle. Sometimes it is as clear as a cartoon anvil landing on your head.
The problem is, I do not feel less than. I don’t wake feeling less than. I don’t approach a situation or a problem and feel I’m unable to do, achieve, or be simply because I am a woman.
And so I roar. I roar because there is nothing
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