IF A SO-CALLED PROSPECTIVE SUITOR REFUSES TO TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER, THAT PERSON DEMONSTRATES THAT YOU WERE RIGHT TO SAY NO IN THE FIRST PLACE. — HELEN CHRISTIE Continue reading Yes, It’s Harassment
WOMEN ARE TRAINED TO HOLD IN ANGER SO THAT NO ONE IMPORTANT SUFFERS. MANY OF US ARE HOLDING IT IN JUST FINE. WE’LL MAKE POLITE APPEARANCES AT THE POLLING PLACE ON NOVEMBER 6, AND SHOW WHAT GRACIOUS LADIES WE ARE. WE’LL VOTE THE FUCKERS OUT OF OFFICE. GENTLEMEN ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US. CORDIALLY, HELEN Continue reading Angry Women
WOMEN WHO START OUT AS UGLY DUCKLINGS DON’T BECOME SWANS. WHAT THEY MAINLY BECOME IS CONFIDENT DUCKS. THEY TAKE CHARGE OF THEIR LIVES. — MAEVE BINCHY Continue reading Maeve Binchy Quotation
I’m imagining this subway groper refusing to get out of bed and whining that women are so mean. He’s chewing on the corner of his pillow and complaining that the pillow is getting icky. We don’t know the name of this man because he escaped before the police arrived. He knows his name, though. He just can’t quite put it together in his head well enough to realize what a fart he is. No, that isn’t speculation on my part. If you’ve known enough people like him, you find them predictable. The woman he assaulted took a risk, but if … Continue reading Guess Who’s Calling Himself a Victim Now?
WOMEN GET THE ATTENTION WHEN WE GET INTO THE MEN’S ARENA, AND THAT’S SAD. — BILLIE JEAN KING Continue reading Billie Jean King Quotation
BEING MISUNDERSTOOD BY PEOPLE WHOSE OPINIONS YOU VALUE IS ABSOLUTELY THE MOST PAINFUL. — GLORIA STEINEM Continue reading Gloria Steinem Quotation
Here’s a link to an excellent opinion piece by Katie Edwards on The Guardian’s site. Please note that she never suggests that women and girls should be locked up for their own protection. She suggests societies have to stop protecting the assholes who abuse women and girls. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/mar/21/silent-child-abuse-religion-rotherham-weinstein Continue reading Being Nagged Into Silence Makes Us Better People? NO!
IF WE MEAN TO HAVE HEROES, STATESMEN AND PHILOSOPHERS, WE SHOULD HAVE LEARNED WOMEN. — ABIGAIL ADAMS Continue reading Abigail Adams Quote
Here’s the Guardian’s latest update on the BBC salary scandal. Yes, it’s a scandal: https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/jul/23/bbc-must-look-very-hard-at-itself-over-pay-gap-says-jeremy-corbyn Continue reading Pay Gap at BBC
THAT MOMENT WHEN SOME ASSHAT STICKS HIS HEAD OUT OF THE WINDOW OF A PASSING CAR, YELLS “YOU’RE BEAUTIFUL,” AND MAKES YOU WANT TO REPLY, “GO EFF YOURSELF!” Continue reading That Moment When…