Meredith Graves "As long as art, like music, remains predominantly a cis-straight-male scene, any art made by a person who doesn't fit those parameters is a form of activism. It's not that you have to be overtly political or run around on stage screaming like I do-- you can make quiet, dreamy music or weave or do silent performance art or just insist on existing in volatile spaces, and it's still an insanely radical act. Giving yourself permission to exist is both activism and a form of…
Sally Kohn "More than ever, I support reproductive justice *because* I'm a mother. I have a daughter. I want her to respect and control her own body, not have it controlled by anyone else—whether that's another person or right-wing legislators. And if someday she wants an abortion, that should be *her* choice—not mine, not Washington's, not anyone else's."
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Sarah Sophie Flicker "It feels as though we are getting pulled back into the 1950s. It's hard to imagine that the rights I've enjoyed my ENTIRE lifetime are suddenly up for debate. Or that my daughter may not enjoy the same rights I've always taken for granted."
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Tamika Mallory "To be feminist is to be pro-women; to believe that a woman deserves the same pay, for the same job, as her male counterparts. To believe that rape culture warrants our attention and vigilance. To believe that a young girl can grow up to be anything, and to encourage her to be strong in her convictions. To refuse to allow gender-based generalizations to dictate how we act."
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