Favorite Line/s: “Men prefer to make use of the excuse ‘boys get raped too’ once they hear ladies speaking about their personal experiences.

Favorite Line/s: “Men prefer to make use of the excuse ‘boys get raped too’ once they hear ladies speaking about their personal experiences.

First, ‘boys have raped’ should really be its very own phrase. Then you’re a scumbag if you’re only acknowledging their trauma to silence female survivors. Second, all of the male survivors we realize would kick your smile set for stating that.”

“Like Completely Whatever”, Melissa Lozada-Olivia

Favorite Line/s: “And they like, place my ‘parentheticals’, my ‘likes’, and ‘ums’, and ‘you understands’ on a delay list. Let them know no one will require them really in a frilly dress that is pink. Or that makeup. Let them know they will have a self-confidence issue. Which they should up learn to speak, such as the hyper-masculine words which can be constantly the first ever to raise their fingers.”

“Friend Zone”, Dylan Garity

Favorite Line/s: “We all understand the data, but we don’t understand how to accept just exactly how effortlessly we become the main problem. You can not destroy a monster in the mirror, before you recognize its shape in your skin. and soon you are prepared to view it”

Favorite Line/s: “Of program. Why fight to remove

chains whenever we can easily compare their lengths? Why move away from package if the package has these bada** flame decals upon it? We guys are cigarettes: dangerous, and poisonous, and stupid. You ever notice how nobody ever states girl up? They simply imply it. Because ladies while the movement that is women’s away a lengthy time ago that being straight bought around by commercials, mags, and music is dehumanizing. Whenever will men figure that out?”

“Collapse the Economy”, Olivia Gatwood and Megan Falley

Favorite Line/s: “Thank you for several with this lipstick to compose ‘I am flawless’ regarding the wall surface. Many thanks for the mask, the vanishing cream. Many thanks to make us invisible, that real way, you’ll never see us coming.”

“Smile”, Rhiannon McGavin

Favorite Line/s: “Action over thought, ideas left lingering, wriggling through veins and vital organs, wanting to fight something that you understand is larger than you, the cudgel that has bludgeoned countless before, because if there’s no fight, you lose the cool and broken hallelujah of ‘well at least you fought back’.”

“Yellow Light”, Mila Cuda and Caitlyn Bove

Favorite Line/s: whenever a lady claims no with red on the lips, you nevertheless try not to figure out how to produce, decrease, stop, stop, stop. A woman’s protest is heard as a motor car wreck. Her tongue is just a road, each expressed term is met by having a road block. She spits shrapnel and iron foots the brake system. She’s seeing red and all see is yellowish. And also you pretend it appears green.”

“The Tampon Poem”, Sierra Demulder

Favorite Line/s: “Lord knows, nothing is more terrifying than periods. There’s nothing more terrifying compared to the normal, physical function of a female. It really is hard sufficient that every thing with this godforsaken earth teaches ladies to hate by themselves, to feel ashamed before experiencing gorgeous, and you’re disgusted by the single thing your daughter’s human anatomy does that yours does not.”

Favorite Line/s: “Instead of giving

daughters tales of simple tips to be rescued, just how to be conserved, simple tips to be forgotten, let’s begin reminding

daughters of all battles we fought, and won.”

Pavement, Rhiannon McGavin

Favorite Line/s: “You think it is funny as you have no idea just just exactly what it’s love.

it really is crying as you’re therefore yes no body could ever love you adequate to bust within the granite so plants can blossom once more. It’s the pity of long sleeves to ensure no body ever discusses you love that once again. Its rage that snaps pencils since you did not fight more, since you didn’t run such as for instance a red horse in the very first scent of danger, since there had been wounded if your wanting to, and you will see wounded after you.”

“Ain’t I a Woman”, Kai Davis

Favorite Line/s: “When a girl that is white my course calls us ‘we’. Talks of this need that is universal. States girl may be the brand brand new black colored. Talks picket indications like I’ve never marched before. Speaks injustice like I’ve never ever came across a cop before. Whenever she hushes me personally then talks to my behalf, ain’t I a girl?”

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