I choose a man.

I choose a man.
I choose a man who has the courage to treat me like a woman.

I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman. ~ Anais Nin

Incredibly powerful words from a woman who, though some have labeled as very troubled, was without doubt very much her own person, knew exactly who she was, and had no qualms about expressing the depths of her being to those who were interested

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Women and power.

Women need to just take power.
Women need to just take power.

The thing women have yet to learn is that nobody gives you power.  You just take it. ~Roseanne Barr

Say what you will about Roseanne Barr but she makes a very good point here.  Though the tide has been turning in recent decades, particularly after three major waves of the women’s movement throughout the 19th century, there is still a major power imbalance between men and women.  Men still hold the lion’s share of power in most facets of life, including politics and law making,

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