Stories from Afar & Up Close

Sexism fatigue

‎"I am tired of being called a shrieking harridan for pointing out inequalities so tangible and blatant that they are regularly codified into law. [...] I am tired of being asked to "cite sources" proving that sexism is real (that RAPE is real, even!), because there is no way to concisely cite decades and decades of rigorous academia. Allow me to point at the fucking library. We can't cite "everything," and our challengers know that. [...] But. I couldn't quit doing this any more than my cells could "quit" processing oxygen (or whatever cells do! Us girls aren't so good in the sciences!). I'm not a feminist by choice, I'm a feminist because this is the world."

Hell yeah. Read more over at Jezebel.