Julia Connolly’s latest blog post on The Gloria Sirens, a reflection on why women (other women, not Julia) were strippers.
Be True to Your Sisters, reblogged from The Gloria Sirens.
I grew to realize that I could make friends with the smart girls, the pretty girls, and the girls who weren’t remarkable for either of those things but for other things I saw and appreciated in them. I realized that I could be friends with women who didn’t share my political or religious views and that, perhaps, friendships that bridged those spans were even more valuable for the differences they overcame.
“So even though I bet you think this song is about literary sexism, it isn’t. It’s about feeling trapped between two sickening options: either the system’s stacked against me because I’m a woman, or only a third of us write as well as men (and I’m not one of them).”
A repost from Buzzfeed about the backward questions women who write are tired of being asked.