It was International Women’s Day last week. Why mention it now? Because, as I said on the sticky post through the end of the week, which I then left up for the rest of this week too,
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY!
Remember: just like
otherdomesticated animals kept as pets: a woman is for life, not just for Christmas Valentine’s DayWomen’s Day. It’s Women’s Day every day, or at least—statistically—every other day. Tokenism, gestures: but it’s a start (with a good solid past history behind it), and celebrating women is of course always a good thing. So are celebration and happiness themselves, for whatever reason—any reason—or no reason at all, do you really need one?
My favourie spinster aunt—Twisty Faster, of I Blame the Patriarchy*—had, as you might imagine and I most certainly expected, a nice neat take on the matter:
Also: swoon for her new blog design!
* I Blame the Patriarchy: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.