Where's Princess Leia? How about Jessica Jones or Wonder Woman? Oh, exclusively in the women's section. On the erasure of female characters in branded merchandise and why that's bunk.
Lorde was a feminist, poet, writer, lesbian, womanist, librarian, and civil rights activist. Right now, we - the world at large, the #Resistance especially - need her words, her voice, her vision, more than ever. Here are the best in Audre Lorde quotes, on resistance, activism, and more.
A reader critiques the dearth of male literary heroes who personify the qualities of empathy, compassion, friendship, equality, honesty, loyalty, and strength of character.