https://twitter.com/geekgirldiva/status/1043169448687882240My mother understood that assault comes most commonly from people we know and trust, and that no girl (no child! period!) should feel obligated to respond to touch she doesn't want just because it's from family. I am so, so, so grateful she did that.
https://twitter.com/CapitalWriter/status/1042831784055123968my dad is one of the last reasons why I don't just give up on men altogether. There is so much he has learned in the last 10 years, so many ways his empathy has grown. He abandoned some deeply entrenched prejudices and stayed open to the correcting words of his wife and children
https://twitter.com/KaramoBrown/status/1029014022715109376for me, it helps to remember that I DON'T HAVE TO BELIEVE THE COMPLIMENT, but that it is so ungracious to throw it back in someone's face. let it make you uncomfortable. feel the discomfort wash over you. and say "thank you" anyway. soon, you might even start to mean it!
https://twitter.com/hblumenreich/status/1028336547358236673and now, a thread of other cartoon (not just Disney!!) men I would willingly be killed by