You can't be a strong or cool woman and be represented except in a harsh way, looking mean and cold and hard. It's like reverse sexism.
All I wanted was to be independent. I think the most important thing in life is to be able to do what you want to do—and I am.
Whenever I get a free period, I set off to the college library and work systematically through the Dewey system, taking each book off the shelf one by one and adding, in black biro, ’/she’ and ’/woman’ to every ‘he’ and 'man’. I do this for the whole three years but I never finish (and luckily I never get caught). I do it with righteous indignation; there is hardly one book in the whole library that doesn’t use only the generic male pronoun. As if only men think and discover and read. We’ve been taught on this course that... [Lire la suite]