13: Bianca Laureano
11: Alex Mar
"She didn’t look exactly like me, but there were pieces of me [in her] that made me really want to watch [her videos]...I was really introverted and socially weird in my twenties, and I remember asking myself 'What would Vanessa Del Rio do?'”
writer and filmmaker
07: Donghong Sun
"Using the word 'witch' was a way of reclaiming the word...and using that power to play off of the ways in which women even today are seen as sort of inherently dangerous."
06: Isabelia Herrera
"After we separated, I actually found that I really now had a chance to look inside at what I want, who I am. Basically find myself, find my own voice."
04: Yao Xiao
"I think there is a myth that if you're not declaring your feminism to the streets every single day that you're being passive, but I think that there are a lot of ways of practicing feminism that are different than that."
02: Kimberlé Crenshaw
"I did a lot of research and I read a lot of books, but I still felt very alone...When you're feeling like a crazy person, it means that that space doesn't exist yet, and all the literature that you think should be there isn't there."
lawyer and activist
"I think thinking of anti-racism, feminism, intersectionality as a destination that's just over the hill is actually sometimes immobilizing. Malcom X said that 'Racism is just like a Cadillac; they make a new model each year.'"