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Melina: And a woman”
6-year-old: Maybe boys.”
Me: You can't be a monkey.
5: *enraged monkey shriek*”
7-year-old: Girls can't be handsome.
Me: Then what are you?
In her hips, there's revolutions
When she walks, the revolution's coming”
they are running so hard
and shouting so strong with
ponytails ponytails ponytails
backlit and leaping
they are not afraid of you.”
What you mean is ‘please conform to my personal, rigid beliefs of what I deem acceptable for a woman because it’s up to me to decide who deserves to be treated like a human being or not based entirely on meaningless socialized and sexist values.’”
Fuck that, it’s not a dichotomy. Let’s not act like mascara glues girls eyes so shut that they can’t read a word of Dickens or solve a trig problem. Let’s talk about how no boy has ever been asked if he’d rather get his Bachelor’s or get married; no boy has ever been told that he’s too handsome to run for office. So why cover up my tits so you can take me seriously?
Beauty or brains? I’ll take ‘em all, thanks.”
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