Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

How We’re Disempowering Women with the Language We Use

Words make a difference — especially in matters of gender equality

Photo by Miguel Bruna on Unsplash

Do you remember the #BanBossy campaign of 2014? I’ve been thinking about it, recently, and how much I hated to be called “bossy.” As a firstborn, I heard this term a lot. In fact, as a teenager, my family even started calling me “Queenie,” though I like to think…

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