I struggle with this post so much — because for me, this type of thinking, this “I may be a woman…
Natasha Jarmick
233

Exactly this. I appreciated much of the author’s writing (the “women on a panel” bit really hit me) but the equation of feminism and being sober didn’t sit well with me for all the reasons you described. I know it’s hard to be sober as alcohol is so ingrained in society, and pushing alcohol on others isn’t right, but that doesn’t mean that others who drink are doing so just to “numb their feelings” or that they should be judged for doing so.

Like what you read? Give Anna Wagner a round of applause.

From a quick cheer to a standing ovation, clap to show how much you enjoyed this story.