While allyship conceptually implies making space and amplifying voices that are typically silenced, this is hardly the case.
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I was only fourteen when I explicitly declared something that would later influence perhaps what is my worldview, identity, etc., yet I never took a moment to ask myself why so? And it is only a couple of years ago I began to question, "why feminism?"
The idea that children’s bodies belong to them and no one else is considered revolutionary in my family, and that’s the saddest part of all.
Here are the self-guiding goals/rules I’ve created for myself to help me achieve greatness next year. Hint: It involves Kanye and weird ass clothes.
"I wanted to make it really clear to her that as much as I was going out and fighting for other women's options, I myself had never had an abortion. I felt it was important that people know I was unblemished in this department."
If you are like me, 2016 has been an incredibly difficult year full of racism, misogynoir, and sadness. Music saved my sanity. It carried me, comforted me, guided me, and gave me solidarity, shelter, and freedom where there was none otherwise.
I turned around to face this man while simultaneously reaching inside my purse. As I faced him with my hand inside my bag, I sensed something different from him, no longer predatory. Fear. He was afraid of ME.