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Things We Saw Today: Let’s Remember All the Ways in Which Women Were Brilliant This Year

One of the best things to come out of 2017 will absolutely be the symphonic sound of fearless female voices coming forward to break the silence on their stories of sexual assault and harassment, as well as all the other abuses and indignities they face as women.

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The Huffington Post has rounded up a list of 28 wonderful pieces of online writing written by women. Many have to do with our current #MeToo moment, but some are just general pieces about feminism, like Ashley Nkadi’s “Y’All Don’t Deserve Black Women,” which talks about the fact that basically every social movement, and every time we were saved from or warned about horrors, exist because of the contributions and leadership of black women. Or Jessica Bennett’s “If Wonder Woman Can Do It, She Can Too,” about how this year’s Wonder Woman caused visceral reactions in many women who went to see it.

If you’re looking for some hope and inspiration today, check out The Huffington Post’s full list.


What have you seen out there today?

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