Some very valuable female wisdom:
“Why does everyone seem to insist that feminism must accommodate all beliefs and values, even beliefs and values that are harmful to women? “
Gandhi, the “Great Soul” who blamed women for violence inflicted upon them by men, once said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Many women have taken this trite advice to heart, much to their own detriment.
Do you wish for the world to be more supportive of women? Then you need to be more supportive of women, especially marginalized women, especially women who were born male, who are the most marginalized women of all. If you can’t do this, you have no one but yourself to blame for the way the world is, sister.
This is how it goes. Every maxim uttered by a man can and will be used against women — used to guilt-trip women into sacrificing themselves for the sake of “others,” and “others” always means the priorities of men.
Women, please remember: When you read so-called wise words from wise men, understand…
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