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Ain't You a Woman

As a woman, I have heard many things that have been degrading to me. I have been whistled at, had my butt stared at at the gym, gotten vulgar comments about my body, and the list could go on. 1,023 more words

"Laverne Cox: Ain't I A Woman" - My Reflection on Privilege, Intersectionality, and Creating A Better World

On Tuesday, I went downtown to the beautiful Elgin Theatre to hear Laverne Cox speak. I was first introduced to Cox when I started watching… 1,191 more words

Ain't I A Woman?

“Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I think that ‘twixt the negroes of the South and the women of the North, all talking about rights, the white men will be in a fix pretty soon. 331 more words

Art & Poetry

Sojourner Truth, Ain't I A Woman?

This is the first installment of my month-long series showcasing a wonderful piece of poetry by a female poet. I hope to do this for thirty straight days. 354 more words

Culture

Ain't I A Woman

Laverne Cox is such an amazing woman. She is beautiful, elegant, fierce, and vastly intelligent. Her character, Sophia, in Orange Is the New Black (one of my favorite shows) earned her the spot as the first openly transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy in an acting category. 377 more words