November 8, 2016


To my family, and some of my friends, who have seen me go ape shit about this election in the past few weeks and months, this article by Barbara Kingsolver is why. (Like I needed another reason to love author Barbara Kingsolver!).
“I suffer these humiliations as my own and can’t understand why voters stand by with arms crossed, assessing her stamina and valour while Clinton is taking it on the chin. How have we not exploded into a new civil rights movement with women and men together rushing on to the streets to demand that female humanity matters? Where is our primal scream against being bullied, dismissed, reviled for the misdeeds of others and witch-hunted for the crime of being competent while female?”