Whatever each individual woman is facing – only she knows her biggest challenge.
One’s enemies are always talking about ‘post-feminism.’ It is a word invented by people who would like to do away with feminism.
The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen’s skin.
Clearly no one knows what leadership has gone undiscovered in women of all races, and in black and other minority men.
The first resistance to social change is to say it’s not necessary.
In the suffragist and abolitionist era, there were a lot of white women and some black men and women who argued for the old hierarchy and against universal adult suffrage – often on religious grounds.
The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.
Obviously, there is much similarity among the challenges of transgender people and all women – from health care to harassment to discrimination in the workplace.
For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable.
If technology and medicine are used by women to have children or not to have children or to have healthier children – that’s one thing. But if it’s used to say, ‘You’re not a real woman unless you have a child; therefore, take all these dangerous hormones and have one at 54,’ then it’s another story.