Miranda July in Bust

I fell for Ms. July even harder when I read her interview in the latest issue of Bust, especially this part:
Do you consider yourself a feminist?
That’s so nice to hear. There are a lot of women who don’t want to associate with the word anymore. Why do you think that is?
Whenever I see people have a long answer to that question, I’m just like, “What’s confusing about that?” It’s just being pro your ability to do what you need to do [laughs]. I doesn’t mean you don’t love your boyfriend or whatever.” And I wouldn’t go out with any guy who wasn’t a feminist. But I guess for people, especially once you kind of get more well-known, labels get really scary because it’s a reduction of who you are. When I say “feminist,” I mean that in the most complex, interesting, exciting way!

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