The abolition and suffrage movements progressed when united and were damaged by division; we should remember that.
Childbirth is more admirable than conquest, more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
I’m a freelance person, and I’ve always been able to support myself.
The state of female artists is very good. But the very definition of art has been biased in that ‘art’ was what men did in a European tradition and ‘crafts’ were what women and natives did. But it’s actually all the same.
When I was little, I knew that I was not adopted, but I actually imagined and hoped that I was – and that my real parents were going to come get me.
Being misunderstood by people whose opinions you value is absolutely the most painful.
The deepest change begins with men raising children as much as women do and women being equal actors in the world outside the home. There are many ways of supporting that, from something as simple as paid sick leave and flexible work hours to attributing an economic value to all caregiving and making that amount tax deductible.
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.