Because it’s popular now to say people “identify” as lesbian. I don’t identify as a lesbian, I am a lesbian. It’s not an outfit I like and choose to wear until the fashion changes.
So many people think clothes and toys and other gender role stereotypes define us. I’m a woman so if I’m wearing it it’s woman’s woman’s clothing.
I wanna be like XX Alix! (
I have this on a t-shirt with the face of RBG. I think it’s a powerful statement of women’s strength and “take no shit” attitude.
It says it all
I put it on a sign for the Uprising, and I really liked how it encompassed our mission.
Flip the coin and make their insult a compliment
i find it amusing and instructive…
It’s very old (maybe even from early NOW, around 1970) and I have always loved it. It’s also quite true in many ways; even if for some reason women became equal to men (I’d argue impossible under patriarchy and capitalism) the values of patriarchy — competition, zero sum ambition, national chauvinism, religious power struggles — would remain.
We need to take control of the narrative around what it means to be a Radical Feminist.