Represent the Thriving — Zom Barber

I know the narrative of meek girl or woman finds her voice is a popular one. We like to see the underdogs win. I think, however, that I’m starting to find it’s a detriment to representation as a whole. Why are we pushing the story that we have to put up with a certain amount of bullshit before we’re allowed to overcome it? Why do we show everyone that you must first take the shape that society “expects” before you’re allowed to break the mold?

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