Posts tagged Feminism
How I Became a Social Justice Warrior Princess: A Literary Review of Feminism

Growing up female in the 70s was confusing.  On the one hand, we were free to do anything men could do. I remember Weekly Reader, Scholastic’s news magazine for schools, featuring an article about women in male occupations, with photos of female truck drivers and such. On the other hand, I was constantly aware that we couldn’t really do anything men could. Years before the Weekly Readerarticle, I had learned what rape was from an article in the Cleveland Plain Dealermagazine section that I wasn’t supposed to read, and from painful experience I learned that the boys who sat behind me on the bus and pulled my hair or snatched my lunch could hit me harder than I could hit them.

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