But really, why are we so consumed with the desire to be seen as "strong" and not "weak"? What are we afraid of? Weakness is subjective. Strength is subjective. Caring what society thinks adds to the vicious cycle of anxiety/fear/trauma that so many of us deal with. Can't we all just agree already that all humans are vulnerable? And that all humans have this right to show that vulnerability without being judged? It reminds me of that Sleater-Kinney lyric, "We're all equal in the face of what we're most afraid of."
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I had the utmost privilege to see Sleater-Kinney perform in Milwaukee this past Sunday night, and it was a riot grrrl dream come true.
I've written about them before here, but to summarize: my cool older brother bought me "The Hot Rock" for my 14th birthday, which then began my entrance into Riot Grrrl and feminism. And I've never turned back.
This Monday, enjoy a playlist made for you and your girl gang. Riot, grrrl, riot