"Sometimes a mom will come up to me and say her teenage daughter doesn't know who I am. I don't care if she knows who I am. I care if she knows who she is." On reality television - "Women are portrayed as ornaments. The media shapes our views of what we can be. ... I'm not trying to demonize these people. I don't know the Kardashians or Snooki. But what is going to happen to Snooki later in life?" -Gloria Steinem
Comforting lies vs. unpleasant truths. I made worse decisions about my life when I followed faith-based lies than I have as a free thinker. Do I now possess the sole truth? Hell, no. I can only approximate what is true through experience, observation, and processing multiple sources of information. But it's been working for me. Try it.
Today’s girl crush goes to women’s rights activist Gloria Steinman. A leader of the Women’s Liberation Movement in the late 1960s and 1970s, Steinman helped create both New York and Ms. magazines, and helped form the National Women’s Political Caucus. We love an intelligent, independent woman!
Don't listen to me. Listen to yourself. People ask me at this age who am I passing the torch to? First of all, I'm not giving up my torch, thank you! I use my torch to light other people's torches ... if we each have a torch, there's a lot more light.