The Pink
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The Pink

How I Tore Down the Lie that I Favoured Male Friendships

Exhuming internalized misogyny takes a lifetime

Photo by Caroline Veronez on Unsplash

One of my lesbian friends said something the other day that coalesced a swirling cloud of amorphous thoughts that have long hung around my head. Why did I so strongly self-identify from early adolescence well into my late 20s as the kind of woman who preferred the friendship of men?

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Danielle Loewen

Danielle Loewen

she/her | reader | queer feminist | recovering academic | body lover | gamer | poet & fabulist