“You shouldn’t have to put whatever the fuck men want in front of your own discomfort.”
Chelsea says she didn’t know she was a feminist until she joined the workforce.
“I think feminism is the right for all of us to have access to health care, education, living wages, and the right to feel safe. It is about dignity, security, and [living] without fear.”
“It starts conversations that need to be had” and these conversations allow us to move towards gender equality.
“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.”
“I feel like anyone with common sense should be a feminist. I don’t think it’s right to put any human being down.”
“I consider myself a feminist because I believe in equal rights for everyone and I think that everyone deserves equal opportunity to be a citizen.”