“Violence doesn’t have a race, a class, a religion, or a nationality, but it does have a gender.”

“When you say lone gunman, everyone talks about loners and guns, but not about men” ― Rebecca Solnit, Men Explain Things to Me.

two of my favorite Solnit quotes though there are a thousand more.

the sad fact is that this has all been brought to light over and over again but just like everything else on earth, until the men (collectively) are willing to acknowledge and own this truth, nothing is going to change.

I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up, but I know I want it to be spelled right and punctuated correctly. I guess that’s something.

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