Gender is probably the most restricting force in American life.
America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle of millions of starving people.
Mama grizzlies mate later than other bears. They have two cubs instead of four. They wait four years – about twice as long as other bears – between having cubs. And after they’re pregnant, if winter is hard or their health is not good or the food supply is uncertain, they re-absorb the embryo into their body.
Burnout is a way of telling you that your form of activism was perhaps not very full circle.
We’ve begun to raise daughters more like sons… but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
Obviously there is no such thing as race, and in many ways, sex is a continuum, not a binary. So it doesn’t make sense to label people in that way.
If you ask men about their body image, they will tell you they look better than they do. And if you ask a woman, she’ll tell you she looks worse.
These poor women in academia have to talk this silly language that nobody can understand in order to be accepted, they think.
Until the masculine role is humanized, women will tend to be much better at solving dangerous conflicts.
The danger of the Internet is cocooning with the like-minded online – of sending an email or Twitter and confusing that with action – while the real corporate and military and government centers of power go right on.