Misogyny says you are unworthy of investing in yourself and if you do you are selfish. Misogyny says if you spend money helping yourself grow and expand and be visible then you are problematic. Misogyny says don’t ask for help, get your shit together woman, no one wants to help you succeed in making your dreams come true, you need a Disney prince for that. Misogyny says come up with every reason you can’t do the program, have to devalue your worth, don’t speak when it is righ
This week I watched Hannah Gadsby’s Netflix special “Nanette” THREE TIMES. If you haven’t watched it yet…do yourself the biggest favor EVER and watch it…RIGHT NOW. One hour and 9 minutes of complete magic. I promise you won’t be sorry and I would love to know which part struck you the most. She talks about stories.
She talks about voice.
She talks about misogyny and patriarchy. She tells parts of my story because her story is similar to my own. You see, I pass as straight-h
Last week I posted a blog about the sexual harassment that has occurred at the USC School of Social Work. One of my former professors has been found guilty of sexual harassment involving several colleagues that I respect and admire. His colleagues have spoken out. The MSW students have spoken out. And the PhD students have issued a response. Three groups critical to the success of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social work have spoken begging for action that will prote