The Straightening Her Crown Lie

Why we are a long way away from supporting each other as women

B. LeBoeuf
Modern Women
Published in
7 min readApr 18, 2024

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Photo by Matheus Bertelli: https://www.pexels.com/photo/beauty-queen-in-crown-13871530/

I was in the 4th grade the first time I had a run-in with a group of girls. The two “leaders” of the 4th-grade girls had gone on vacation with each other. We’ll call them the Ashleys. Ashley A was the stereotypical mean girl — her parents had money, she wore the best name-brand clothes, and because she got…

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B. LeBoeuf
Modern Women

Writer and social media guru. Proud mom and wife. Crazy cat lady. Vampire Slayer. Check: Today Parents, SPM & Scary Mommy. ko-fi.com/authorbrittleboeuf