American woman.

/American woman.

In America, a woman’s body seemed to belong to everybody but herself. Her sexuality belonged to her husband, her opinion of herself belonged to her social circles, and her uterus belonged to the government. She was supposed to be a mother and a lover and a career woman (at a fraction of the pay) while remaining perpetually youthful and slim. In America, important men were desirable. Important women had to be desirable. That got to me.

[… T]he American woman is told she can do anything and then is knocked down the moment she proves it.

Paulina Porizkova on ownership.

2017-06-20T08:15:50+00:0025th July, 2017|Tags: culture|9 Comments

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