“We’re not defined by our body parts. What it means to be a woman or man is not exclusive to physical anatomy. Womanhood and manhood are social constructs that have changed over time.”
The pay gap is real and yet this article STILL doesn’t account for disparities across race and gender.
Recognize that it’s not always appropriate for everyone to be part of everything.
“…they need acknowledgement that they may find themselves ‘going against the grain’—they need adults to acknowledge that and let them know that they support them and are proud of them because of, or despite, that.”
Can apps make consent super easy?
Turns out straight men don’t tend to feel all that supportive of and loving towards strong, independent, ambitious and accomplished women.
“If there’s any job that domestic abuse should disqualify a person from holding, isn’t it the one job that gives you a lethal weapon, trains you to stalk people without their noticing, and relies on your judgment and discretion to …
“It’s a model that somewhat mitigates the impact of any systemic racial bias. You listen. You’re compassionate. If you’re practicing in [the midwifery] model you’re mitigating this without even realizing it.”