Because Roxane Gay is one of my favorite figures these days.
At this point, many of us have come to know and love Roxane Gay. Her book of essays, Bad Feminist recently became a New York Times Bestseller, her tweets are personable and often hysterical, and despite stating that she is in no way a leader, Roxane Gay is giving a voice to the lingering doubts and questions we all sometimes have about feminism and what it means. Gay delivered a book so full of hope, filled with spot on observations about feminism and how it intersects day to day life, that it’s hard not to see her as a much needed leader. Here are nine quotes from Bad Feminist that show just what a leader she is:
1. On her goals:“I embrace the label of bad feminist because I am human. I am messy. I’m not trying to be an example. I am not trying to be perfect. I…
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