Fuck the patriarchy

Suppression of anger

Helen Blackman on how ‘policed’ the simple need to sound off every now and then can be. Well worth a read:

Sometimes I get annoyed. I get angry. I rant. I do things that would be normal in a man. In a woman? Oh no. That’s undignified. It’s shrewish. It’s strident. It’s outspoken. It’s hysterical (and I don’t mean funny. I really do not mean funny). It’s all these things but for a woman it isn’t […]

via Because the rant is never over — Helen Blackman