“I think feminism gives me something to hold onto. To say it’s okay to be different…I’m bringing a different perspective that other people don’t have.”
The main focus of her talk was identifying the ways in which Trump attempts to assert power and the most effective ways to resist it.
“My working definition of feminism is working to empower women, and working to empower women also means empowering everybody.”
“There’s no space in North Carolina to articulate Asian American identities. It was very black and white when I grew up, and continues to be today.”
“Some might believe that there is a difference in the way feminism is defined based on where you are in the world, but this definition isn’t the difference. The differences are in where various parts of the world have reached in their progress towards equality.”
“I’m not your Asian AI sexbot. I’m not the manic pixie Anime school girl from your pornographic fantasies.”
The five most egregious statements made by Trump that would give any copy editor nightmares.
“I’ve been a feminist for as long as I can remember.”
Every woman, regardless of whether she was aware of it, has likely felt the self-hatred that comes with being female in a male dominated society.
“I’m a feminist because nothing else makes sense.”