Why Shameless Women are Amazing

I have had this idea in my mind for a long time, building upon it from girlhood to womanhood.

As Simone de Beauvoir famously wrote, “.” When I became a woman, like so many do, I became privy to the power imbalances between the sexes. It was humiliating and embarrassing to become woman, to become the lesser other. It was like I flipped a coin and lost a bet, my fate was decided before I even understood the mechanics of the game I was playing. Puberty predated my first instances of sexism, I longed for the days where I was person…

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