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Because I knew you, I’ve been changed for good

“I am going to write fire until it comes out of my ears, my eyes, my noseholes–everywhere. Until it’s every breath I breathe. I’m going to go out like a fucking meteor!” Audre Lorde 

I joined Feministing in February of 2005. At the time I was living in San Francisco, CA, and I was working as a substitute school teacher. I had little direction as to where my career was going, no “bigger plan” for myself or how I was going to weave in what I had been told I should cultivate – a passionate, righteous voice committed to gender justice.

When I started blogging, my writing was rough; it was angry and it was righteous. I have no formal training in ...

“I am going to write fire until it comes out of my ears, my eyes, my noseholes–everywhere. Until it’s every breath I breathe. I’m going to go out like a fucking meteor!” Audre Lorde 

I joined Feministing in ...

#TellAFeministThankYou trending on Twitter today

 

#TellAFeministThankYou is trending on Twitter and the ensuing feminist lovefest is kind of making my Tuesday. Check out some highlights (both the good and the troll-liciously bad) and then go add your voice to the mix!

#TellAFeministThankYou Thx to male feminists who don’t let sexism slide @harikondabolu @jamiekilstein @jamilsmith @wkamaubell @chrislhayes

— Jessica Valenti (@JessicaValenti) February 12, 2013

#TellAFeministThankYou 2 my mom for replacing “farmer & his wife” with “farmers” in books when I was a kid bc “she works on the farm too.”

— Rebecca Eisenberg (@ryeisenberg) February 12, 2013

 

 

#TellAFeministThankYou is trending on Twitter and the ensuing feminist lovefest is kind of making my Tuesday. Check out some highlights (both the good and the troll-liciously bad) and then go add your voice to the mix!

#TellAFeministThankYou ...