To My Daughter and Girls Everywhere

BlogHer Original Post
Submitter Name: 
sixyearitch
Content Creator Name: 
Liz Henry
Blog Name (if applicable, N/A if not): 
The Six Year Itch
Category: 
Op/Ed
Description: 

When you speak up, loud, and with conviction, you will be called a slut. You will be called a whore. You will be degraded verbally in the most obscene way possible.

This is to silence you. Because you are doing everything right. You may be standing up and speaking out for what you believe to be unjust. This is what you should be doing! You are not Ariel. You are not a princess. This life is not Disney.

Do not ever give your voice away to a man, to a government, to someone other than yourself.  Let no one speak for you.