Yes, about Barbie (and internalized patriarchy and hope)
It's true: our world is nothing like hers, but it offers us a desperately needed glimpse into what is painfully true and ever-possible.
One of the many problems with patriarchy is that we often cannot see it, identify it, or recognize we’re swimming (if not drowning) in it. It’s everywhere and illusive, blatant and internalized, excruciating and numbing. Even for all our awareness of patriarchy’s harm, we find it almost impossible to imagine anything else, let alone dismantle it. Carol …
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