“Just imagine if every time you went to the toilet it involved harassment, violence, and indignity” One word- trannieism and its effects on women. It will destroy all the gains women made if you do not resist.
^^International Women’s Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. The theme this year is Make It Happen. You can get involved by sharing your support on social media and wearing purple (the colour used by suffragette’s to symbolise justice and dignity)^^
I’d hoped to write a post about International Women’s Day before, erm, International Women’s Day. But life got in the way. An insomniac* baby, a poorly 4-year-old, and an insurmountable pile of work to do by tomorrow has left me a bit weary, and I considered not writing this. But then I remembered how much today matters, and how the voices of women are too often stifled by brute force, guilt, shame, and exhaustion.
* I jest. Kind of.
Women are still effectively being punished for being female, and in so many ways. One of the most significant and…
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