Single women are taking up space in a world that was not designed for them. They make up a new republic, a new category of citizen. If the country is to flourish, we must make room for free women, and let go of the economic and social systems built around the presumption that no woman really counts unless she is married.

Rebecca Traister,  “Single Women Are Now the Most Potent Political Force in America,” New York Magazine (via nymag)

A must read piece about how single women (as in never married before) are changing and shaping American political culture. -Mabinty 

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this entire article is so good I want to quote all of it

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