February 2, 2013

Why Are Feminists So Angry?


This is the question men have been asking women for decades - and longer.  In a recent speech to Planned Parenthood Jessica Valenti got to the essence of that question.

"I'm angry that 40 years after Roe, women are still fighting for recognition of our basic humanity.  We have a right to be angry, we have a right to be sad and shocked.  We have a right to be exhausted.  Planned Parenthood is telling women they are not alone.  It's not about birth control or abortion.  It is about compassion and community and the insistence that women be respected and supported.  It is about affirming our basic humanity."

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