Wednesday the 9th of August is International Women’s day.
I had some thoughts.
In the movie Gigi, which I saw about 100 years ago, Maurice Chevalier sang thank heaven for little girls.
I sing, thank heaven for the women that little girls become!
What is really fascinating to me is that so many men have written so many songs about how much they love women and how devastated they are when the woman rejects or leaves them and yet women are so judged by these very same men.
There is so much misogyny (woman hating) in the world – We see this most in the men who are most chauvinistic. Beneath this chauvinism lies a deep sense of inadequacy and vulnerability and to compensate for this, men need to control and dominate women. [Read more…]