A while ago, everyone was talking about Anne Marie Slaugher’s piece “Why women can’t have it all”. Back then I wrote that the reason why women cannot have it all is because feminism has stopped being about dreams and utopia and revolution and instead, it has become a…
Spotlighting and signal boosting the fuck out of this.
For as long as a man like Hugo Schwyzer can silence Women of Color and “groom” White women to act as his shields against our “mean anger”, no woman will be allowed to have it all.
We have gotten to a point where the most revolutionary thing feminism can do is say NO. Just that. No.
… A feminism that gives Schwyzer the benefit of the doubt while he demands that we “prove” our oppression, is nothing but a sham.
We have the power within all of us (of all backgrounds and genders) to eradicate white supremacy and manarchist, mansplaining bullshit from feminist spaces and - more importantly - the world. <3
Let’s get to it.