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They just don't know it yet.”
What that means for me is that while I authentically enjoy makeup, I also have to recognize that it’s impossible to know if I would still like it if I hadn’t been socialized to believe that I had to. It means understanding that the choices that I make are dependent on the choices that are offered to me. So while I’m empowered to decide that I want to wear makeup, I’m equally disempowered by a system that sells that to me as the “right” choice to make.”
You can still make these choices. We're all human, we can't fight every battle. But don't ignore the fact that we're making these choices in a patriarchy that rewards us for some, and punishes us for others; don't decide that just because you're a woman and you made a choice, it has to be a feminist one.”
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