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Nobody Gives You Power, You Just Take It

“The thing that women have yet to learn is that nobody gives you power, you just take it.”

Roseanne Barr

Art & Poetry

I Love Being A Woman

“I just want to say this. I love being a woman. I love playing a woman. I love being a whole and full woman. I am more than my parts, and we all are.

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I Want To Be A Drag Queen!

“I was working as waiter for Charles’ restaurant, and all people used to do was sit up there and complain about their hamburgers. And I said, honey I don’t want to be a hamburger jiggler for the rest of my life.

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Race, Gender & Politics

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

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“And sisters, We have a long and glorious history of struggle on this land/planet. Afrikan women were strong and courageous warriors long before We came to this country in chains.

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I'm Not Like A Normal Woman, That's For Sure

“I go feminine, I go masculine. I am both, actually. I think the male side is a bit stronger in me, and I have to tone it down sometimes.

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What The State Would Do To A Slave Who Dared To Rebel

“My political convictions… and the struggle for freedom and self determination were as strong as ever- maybe even stronger, because I had just seen firsthand what the state would do to a slave who dared to rebel” 

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