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#MeToo Will Not Survive Unless We Recognize Toxic Femininity

Women are not monolithic. Pretending they are holds everyone back.

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Sometimes I wish I could gather up all the women I’ve ever known, or encountered, and conduct this informal poll:

Raise your hand if you’ve ever behaved badly and blamed it on your period.




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Meghan Daum

Meghan Daum

Weekly blogger for Medium. Host of @TheUnspeakPod. Author of six books, including The Problem With Everything.

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