I Write Like A Girl

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This is a tweet I wrote during the four-day-long #YesAllWomen movement that began in response to the Elliot Roger shootings. The idea was to share personal stories, experiences, and insights that might bring to light the fundamental problems we have in a society where one in four women are sexually assaulted.

I was profoundly moved by the outpouring, riveted to my computer. Since then, I’ve often wondered if we accomplished anything, if anyone heard us. This morning, I woke to inspiring proof in my inbox that someone did:

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