"Dear girl, you will be believed."
Often times, we women, start to rise
Then certain people devise a plan to disenfranchise
Whether it’s our bodies or rights
entice us with movements
unite us through persecution
make it seem like it’s alright
Dear girl, open your eyes
we have come so far, it’s easy to resign
we’ve got equality
but public policy shows the contrary honestly
and it’s mostly seen as a victimless crime
no surprise, since we perpetuate r*** culture
separate locker room talk and that one audio tape
i get 78 cents to a man’s dollar
while black and latino women get even smaller
What should every girl know?
You are not some puppet in a puppet show
f*** the status quo and the photoshopped photos
expose the double standards, the hypocrisy, the hate
it is never too late
This is the moment of girls taking the reigns
It is Times Up
It is Me Too
It is everyone from me to you
Who has spoken or stayed silent but strong
It is Emma Gonzalez and Lena Waithe
From dodging bullets and dodging hate
Christine Blasey Ford and every survivor that speaks
only to be met with intimidation, investigation, and disbelief
Dear girl, You will be believed
If not by senate floors and investigators
We will hear you
We will see you
We will stand with you
Dear girl, You are heard from the survivor 3,000 miles away or the one next door
You are heard
Justice will not always prevail
But we will continue to fight tooth and nail
You are heard
So that our sisters and daughters will never be asked rather harassed
whether they wanted it, regretted, or just forgot
Believe me, no one forgot
Dear Everyone, This moment is a movement
for every girl to reclaiming her place, win every race
For everyone out there, listen in
The system is in demolition, grab ahold of your voice
It’s time to make a choice
to believe survivors
to pay us all the same
to give women of color equal access and opportunity
to care about the safety of trans girls every day
make the choice to change the climate
make the choice to not be silent
this is not the day of the girl
this is the future of girls"
Special thanks to Aija Mayrock!
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Oh bravo, bravo!!!! So basically what you all are NOT saying is do onto others as you would have them do onto you. Do you think turning the table on the male species would make things better for females? NO, all you'll be doing is repeating the same mistakes as the males. God, why the HELL did you continue making life after the animals!?!? We might be your image, but we definitely DO NOT have your spirit. This is MY rant against this stupidity be played out by the pseudo-feminists.
2:00 Really? Listen, men built civilization. The majority of what women love and enjoy in today’s society, was created by MEN. If every man said I’m not going back to work. No, I don’t want sex or anything from women. How many races do you think most (not all) women would really win. Not just given a trophy for participation. Better yet, let a war break out. I wonder what women might claim to be their “rightful place” when we’re all getting shot at.
Do not feel that you are unworthy of respect and emotion.
Do not feel as if your rights are being shoved under the rug, because you ARE valid.
The uprise of women doesn’t mean the downfall of men.
You are human too.
We all are.
Women have been hushed to stat silent for years, and have came out about harassment for years. It's only NOW that it gets in the news because men deny it. Yes, men may get harassed as well but it's much more dangerous to women because their bodies are sexualized and they are underestimated in what they can do. Along with that, they don't have equal pay. So that is what true feminism is.
+Sir Type-alot3 What I mean is that plenty of people over hundreds of years have seen the image of their breasts and hips, and their differently shaped body than men, and used it as a form of judgement and beauty. With that said, the amount of women sexually harrased were harassed due to their bodies. True feminism is about being equal, and decreasing the amount of woman sexually harrassed. Not some logicless women saying ridiculous things backing it up with feminism and hating men. Feminism is NOT about hating men. It is just a fight for equality, similar to the motive of the civil rights movement except with gender.
Well us women/girls have to go through more, we get told we are the weak ones, we are just the toy in a man's life. We have to fight to vote, to work equally. These things are only a little percentage of things. And yes I do know that men go through this too but so many people are sexist against girls. We can't be a mechanic without being judged. It sucks how disrespected us women are.
Ok everybody listen, yes men have been assaulted but men are usually more open about the fact that they have been raped or assaulted. This is not a gender issue it’s saying the 90% of girls who don’t say anything should tell somebody and get help. All those things like “Girls always blab their mouth!” They don’t, they are quiet about most of these issues and women are more being targeted because they are quiet. So, everybody saying stuff like “Men get assaulted, what about men?” Shame on you.
Many women suffer just for being women and some men don't it know or don't want to accept that fact. Some men just hate women for being women... some women are scared of men... women fear being raped or go out at night alone. They're scared of walking home when it's dark. Men don't... some women have to give birth to the child of their raper. Some have to ask their husband to get a job. Some feel equal and respected but there's still some that don't. Respect them and show some compassion for those who suffer. For those who get raped. For those who get killed. They exist. Please don't laugh at their pain.
The left's agenda is to grab anyone but straight cis white men into their net. I'm a white woman and don't find I get enough victim points on the left, so I'm on the right. This is gonna be their downfall... All those people who don't have enough victim points leaving the left. That's why the right is getting so many non-white straight men. They are squeezed out by the women and Muslims.
+Nitya ^^ there's been a law that pasted YEARS ago. It is illegal for men to get paid more than women. So therefore, the wage gap is false and is just a silly "cry for help" thing feminists do to make them seem "oppressed"
To all people asking for a dear big video and saying that it is sexist how the video is just about girls and our problems, I just want to remind you that this video was dedicated and created specifically for the international girls' day so it's pretty obvious that it will talk about girls... Anyway yes we all are aware of the fact that boys do have problems and have to face a lot of things too! It obviously would be good to make another video about it too
The 0.77 or 0.78 wage gap ( last I checked) is calculated by taking total amount made by women divided by total amount made by men.
When someone says that for the SAME amount and effort of work
Woman get lest because of this specific. value that is mathematically inaccurate.
The wage gap exists because woman usualy have low level jobs
While men have high level jobs.
Companies usualy do this because they think the woman might have to leave for maternity or might have a family and quit.
Also I want to make clear that I'm not saying woman and men are paid equally for the same job because in some places they are not.
I'm simply pointing out that this value isn't an accurate point in this speech.
( also I hope I didn't offend anyone,
I'm just making the facts clear)
wow all the men getting hurt by this video... you don't understand that the concept is not "only women get raped and harassed" or that men don't have to fight toxic masculinity. It's talking about all we have to endure as women in this world and this day and age and it's still a problem many of us deal with on a daily basis.
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