Women boyott twitter is just another demonstration of shining a light on white feminism

“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent” –Madeleine K. Albright

As you probably already know, today (October 13), is #WomenBoycottTwitter day in solidarity of Rose McGowan, whose Twitter account was suspended on Wednesday following her allegations of Harvey Weinstein committing sexual assault against her (and countless others).

On Thursday, the Twitter Safety account made a statement, alleging that the tweet that lead to McGowan’s suspension included a private phone number, which they state is against its policies:

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“The human body is the best work of art”

*blows dust off blog*

So, it’s been nearly a year since I’ve written anything personal and, given that I literally write for a living, that seems kind of odd.  Ever since I started my career as a journalist, nearly a year-and-a-half ago, I’ve only written two personal posts (if you include this one). I want to get back to this, which I say every time, but I’m keen on keeping my word, I swear.

Anyway, there’s always a reason one may come back to writing on a personal level, and for me the story is no different: for me, this is about making positive changes.

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