Thank you to …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Simone de Beauvoir who proved that women should have the right to control their body,
Rosa Parks and Claudette Colvin who would not give their seats to anybody,
Harriet Tubman who found a route to resist against atrocity,
Marie Curie for her discovery of radioactivity.

Gloria Steinem who helped us with our sexual liberation,
and Tarana Burke who inspired the #MeToo confrontation,
Malala Yousafzai who proclaimed that gender should not matter in terms of education,
Emma Gonzalez for making such a strong impression.

Susan B. Anthony and Sojourner Truth, original feminists,
Angela Davis and Maya Angelou acclaimed activists,
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for being such a wonderful novelist,
Michelle Obama for being such an incredible humanist.

Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey for bringing hope and joy everyday,
and Lady Gaga for her song “Born This Way”,
Billie Jean King who showed us that sports is something that women can play,
Janet Mock and Audre Lorde for showing us that it’s alright to be gay.

Thank you to my mother who inspires me everyday of my life.
And thank you to all the women whose names remain unknown but who have never given up their strife.

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