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"The quality of light by which we scrutinize our lives has direct bearing upon the product which we live, and upon the changes which we hope to bring about through those lives." ~ Audre Lorde

In her piece “Breast Cancer: Power vs. Prosthesis” in The Cancer Journals, black feminist lesbian mother warrior poet Audre Lorde wrote: “I also began to feel that in the process of losing a breast I had become a whole person.

Audre Lorde is a self-described Black lesbian mother, warrior, poet. She was a feminist and artist who continues to inspire writers, poets, feminists and lesbians. She died of cancer in 1992.

Audre Lorde is a self-described Black lesbian mother, warrior, poet. She was a feminist and artist who continues to inspire writers, poets, feminists and lesbians.

"I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best." / Frida Kahlo

In the Studio: Mixed Media of Fearless Frida Kahlo

"I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best." / Frida Kahlo

Audre Lorde

ThanksCaring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare -Audre Lorde.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - a brilliant Nigerian author and a strong, intelligent woman. She is fabulous.

My muse! Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - a brilliant Nigerian author and a strong, intelligent woman.

Alice Malsenior Walker (b Feb 9, 1944) American author, poet, self-claimed womanist, activist. Wrote critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple (1982), for which Walker won National Book Award the Pulitzer Prize. http://southerntellect.tumblr.com/post/12056483428/alice-walker wikipedia

Alice WalkerAlice Malsenior Walker (born February is an American author and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Our favorite feminist pioneers are women we all aspire to be like. So which one are you most similar to?

Which Feminist Icon Are You?

Sure, go-to drinks or favorite colors aren't what make a feminist pioneer, but that doesn't mean you can't have a little fun imagining that RBG or bell hooks are your spirit animals.

" My heart is singing for joy this morning. A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind and behold, all things are changed! ".... Annie Sullivan

Johanna "Anne" Mansfield Sullivan Macy (b. better known as Anne Sullivan, was an American teacher, best known for being the instructor and lifelong companion of Helen Keller.

Natural with Glasses! Joy

Digital Sisterhood Leadership Project Profile – Alexis Pauline Gumbs

"Concepts such as truth, justice and compassion cannot be dismissed as trite when these are often the only bulwarks which stand against ruthless power." ~ Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi

"Concepts such as truth, justice and compassion cannot be dismissed as trite when these are often the only bulwarks which stand against ruthless power.

Gloria Anzaldua- co-author of "The Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color" and Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza

Adventures in Feministory: Gloria Anzald

It's worth it" Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa – a scholar of Chicano cultural theory, feminist theory, and Queer theory.

"Things I Love About Being a Millennial"

Things I Love About Being a Millennial

"Without community, there is no liberation. But community must not mean a shedding of our differences, nor the pathetic pretense that these differences do not exist." -Audre Lorde We can strive for community/equality AND celebrate our differences.

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