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At my second record label, they told me and other female artists that some of us were going on the chopping block. I was 19... and it was devastating.
It takes a strong stomach and a thick skin to be a female activist fighting online censorship in Pakistan.
Those of us in the industry who are still foolishly clinging to the idea that female films with women at the center are niche experiences - they are not. Audiences want to see them and, in fact, they earn money. The world is round, people.
I tend to lean toward strong female stories. I want to make things that don't already exist out there.
When I got into all the grunge stuff, I really liked Hole. I actually saw them in concert when I was a sophomore in high school. It was kind of rare to see a successful female rocker get down and dirty with the guys. And Courtney Love did. It was fun to be a fan of something different.
Why have I been chosen to deliver the message of female intelligence and its divinity to a deaf world of males? I have asked my god that question and She answered, 'Hey, why not you Roseanne?' Indeed, why not each of us?
Marlene Dumas is one of the two or three most successful female artists alive, if you judge by prices. I've never reviewed her work, because I find nothing in it to get excited about no matter how hard I look.
I've always had difficulties with female characters.
John le Carre
I did go through this period where girls would be mean and I had a lot of guy friends. But I've found as an adult the importance of having female and male friends.
It would be hypocritical of me to use being female in some ways, and diss being female in other ways. It's part of the programme.
I was gravely warned by some of my female acquaintances that no woman could expect to be regarded as a lady after she had written a book.
Lydia M. Child
I'd love to see more equal representation of female and male cartoonists on the comics page.
I have always had an abiding interest in that type of female anatomy.
Of the female black authors, I really like Morrison's early books a lot. But she's really become so much a clone of Faulkner. He did it better.
I've always said that Adele has turned so many people on to British singers - whether female singers or just like music from this country in general.
If you're a female and you get asked by someone who shoots the most beautiful female scenes to be in their film, it's kind of exciting.
I'm strong. I'm outspoken. I feel like I'm equal to men. I can walk in the woods just as much and as far as a man can. Yet I'm still female. I'm very female.
I have always liked lionesses. Female lions have always seemed like the best. They were really strong and took care of their babies and are beautiful.
I used to be scared of women. When I was very young they terrified me, but discovering the female universe was incredible and still is to this day, as you never stop learning about them.
Female athletes are supposed to be toned down. You're always supposed to talk about the team and never stand out.
Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was pretty revolutionary at the time not only because it starred a female, but also because it was so emotionally honest about all the conflicting feelings many women had in 1976.
We don't have enough young, female antiheroes. We don't accept women as antiheroes the way we do the men.
I have one female fan. But she lives with me. I'm not aware of any others.
Sometimes it's more difficult to exist as a female lead, especially in action movies because all those men are around you. They take so much place.
When the Olympics and World Cups come around, that's when you see the real outpouring of support that there really is for female football.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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