I love that I see plus size, curvy women modeling clothes, their pictures plastered on store windows for the world to admire.
I love that having an afro, braids, kinks, coils, and curls is more so idolized than bashed.
I admire the bravery we’ve accumulated over the years to stand up to some of the world’s most wealthy, powerful, and influential figures, no matter how insignificant we appeared in comparison, to voice our concerns and seek justice.
I’m at a loss for words when I see females, nonbinaries, transgenders and people of all types be validated and accepted as they are, and taken seriously in their position of success in whatever field they dwell in.
I cringe at any sequence of words that still insinuates that the female species is of any less importance, possesses any less potential, or is incapable of doing an equally decent, if not better job at anything a man can do.
I tear up at the lesser pay, the underestimations, the perverted stares, and the inexcusable comments made towards females in many workplaces today.
I sit silently in disappointment at the constant aggression and hate females throw at other females, especially since we need one another to relate to and confide in. It’s like watching bullied kids bully each other instead of helping one another.
I’ve grown irritated at how sexualized the female body has become. Too much skin is not taken lightly and is rather taken as some pass to make degrading remarks and physically assault people. Male and females are victims of this, and it shouldn’t have ever gotten this far.
We can not even go to school in spaghetti straps because that shows too much skin. I have been questioned for wearing a sports bra around my own home at times even though I’ve seen male family members in nothing but their boxers as though lounging around in your bottoms is okay, but wearing shorts and a sports bra was ridiculously inappropriate of me.
There will, for some time, remain an equality amongst us all, whether it be because of our gender, religion, ethnicity, or age, we will be both excluded and targeted.
I am just as lost as everyone else when it pertains to the future of this world and how we treat one another in it. I can only continue to give my two cents and wait for yours in return. I have recently been working on bettering myself and my health so I feel good about the person I am regardless of any criticism I receive in the future. I encourage everyone to do the same. Give out a couple compliments each day to both the people you encounter and yourself. Fill yourself with nutritious foods, good vibes, and partake in the activities that bring you joy. When you’re happy and you feel good, that should be more than enough. Not everyone is kind, but if you remain so, you will help make this world a little better to live in. #doyourpart