I don’t doubt that women are going to lead this movement and save our future. But it would move a hell of a lot faster if millions of men would show up and follow our lead.
Nearly three decades after Anita Hill courageously testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, we are here again. Blaming women. Silencing victims. And letting bad men get away with murder.
Will anything be different?
We can live in love and outrage at the same time. For the sake of justice. For the sake of all of us.
The truth will set us free. We just need to be in relentless pursuit of it.
We can dream beyond borders, we can betray whiteness, we can impeach a tyrant. And we can take back our country. Nothing is impossible.
In this week’s #WELLREAD, Ai Jen Poo asks
“How should civil society respond when the values that define who we are collectively in America — equality and inclusion, freedom of speech, sanctuary to those in need, due process, and protecting the most vulnerable among us — appear to erode?”
Have we lost our moral center? One would think so looking at the policies of this administration. There is no question what side of justice they are on.
Solidarity is based on the principle that we are willing to put ourselves at risk to protect each other (Starhawk).
We are more than a voting body to be bought and sold. We are a community aligned in values and practice and ready to act in the name of love and justice. And we’ve got our work cut out for us.