Every social justice movement that I know of has come out of people sitting in small groups, telling their life stories, and discovering that other people have shared similar experiences.
Feminism has never been about getting a job for one woman. It's about making life more fair for women everywhere. It's not about a piece of the existing pie; there are too many of us for that. It's about baking a new pie.
Being misunderstood by people whose opinions you value is absolutely the most painful.
The future depends entirely on what each of us does every day; a movement is only people moving.
The first resistance to social change is to say it's not necessary.
If the shoe doesn't fit, must we change the foot?
God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back.
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.
Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
A gender-equal society would be one where the word 'gender' does not exist: where everyone can be themselves.
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