• Personal Development

    To every woman

    My heart goes out to every woman who’s been cowed into docility, rewarded for being submissive, and idolized for perfectionism. And then isn’t taken seriously when she walks into the workplace, because she somehow doesn’t exude confidence or competence. To every woman who’s been told, “You need to be more confident” – while living under constant scrutiny, criticism, and negative feedback since the day she was born about the value of her body and appearance. To every woman who’s gotten the message, “You’re a prude” just because she’s said no. To every woman who’s gotten the message, “You’re slutting it up,” when she decides to embrace and act on the…