Gaining weight and getting my head out of the toilet was the most political act I have ever committed.
But for whatever reason, most adults find it tremendously difficult to take teenage girls’ lives seriously. Even when girls’ lives and bodies constitute a major political battleground. Even when girls are speaking truth to power in clarion, prophetic voices. Even when girls are right.
Where are the women? Where are the women who are leading and not just the hot sex symbol in the tight outfits, or the aggressive ones with their sexy action sequences? Where are the ones that are battling with their own identity like Iron Man is? Or trying to make a difference in the forefront?