femininity is sooo intertwined w capitalism too like if you needed more proof that its not harmless. There are billion dollar industries built on making women feel like shit. And these companies are all owned by men. These men make money off us and then tell us we arent good enough so that they can make more money off us.
you know that phrase “being a woman is expensive”? thats not an accident.
I WILL GET AN MD AND A PHD.
I’VE BEEN CRYING ON AND OFF ALL DAY.
so like here i am minding my business, staying up too late and trying to finish the discussion questions for my neuro seminar at 2AM when all of a sudden the MD/PhD director i interviewed with in august casually emails me like, “hey i’m gonna call you tomorrow, which happens to be the first day of medical school acceptances—are you available?” and i’m like