That is very true, and I’ve never stopped once to think about it. How’s that for insidious. Can I call myself a feminist hippie liberal, since I graduated from Berkeley and have suddenly acquired a set of political views that keeps me awake at night?
She says she isnt a feminist… But this quote is still amazing to me.
But she IS a feminist! :)
“Yes. Yes I am. I am a feminist. I reject wholeheartedly the way we are taught to perceive women. The beauty of women, how a woman should act or behave. Women are strong and fragile. Women are beautiful and ugly. We are soft spoken and loud, all at once. There is something mind-controlling about the way we’re taught to view women. My work, both visually and musically, is a rejection of all those things. And most importantly a quest. It’s exciting because all of the avant-garde clothing, and musical style and lyrics that at one time was considered shocking or unacceptable are now trendy. Perhaps we can make women’s rights trendy. Strength, feminism, security, the wisdom of the woman. Let’ make that trendy.”
- Lady Gaga
I think this quote is a more recent one.
Please…marry me Gaga, please…
That quote is always worth the reblog, really.