quotes tagged with 'gender'

I am not sugar and spice and everything nice.


I am art.


I am a story.


I am a church bell, gonging out wrongs and rights and normal nights.


I was baby.† I am child.† I will be mother.


I donít mind being considered beautiful, I do not allow that to be my definition.


I am a rich pie strong with knowledge.


I will not be eaten.

Author: unknown, Source: n/aSaved by l1nds4y in strength woman gender poem deepquote 8 months ago[save this] [permalink]

Man may have discovered fire, but women discovered how to play with it

Author: Candace Bushnell, Source: unknownSaved by l1nds4y in men independence fire gender smart 12 months ago[save this] [permalink]

the orderlies have a very hard life--and no glory.

Author: Anonymous, Source: Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915, 37Saved by highflyingbabe in duty writing gender femininity trauma 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I have expected that one or two of the patients would get out of bed and try to rape me, but I soon discovered that none of them were in a position to rape anybody

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 374Saved by highflyingbabe in suffering masculinity gender witness 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

as the work became still lighter and the weather still warmer, we too had our sex-incidents

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 327Saved by highflyingbabe in gender sexuality trauma 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I am a girl no longer

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 291Saved by highflyingbabe in gender femininity 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Short of actually going to bed with them, there was hardly an intimate service that I did not perform for one or another in the course of four years, and I still have reason to be thankful for the knowledge of masculine functioning which the care of them gave me, and for my early release for the sex-inhibitions

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 165Saved by highflyingbabe in masculinity gender youth femininity sexuality touch 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Throughout my two decades of life, I have never looked upon the nude body of an adult male; I had never even seen a naked boy-child since the nursery days when, at the age of four or five, I used to share my evening baths with Edward.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 165Saved by highflyingbabe in masculinity gender youth femininity sexuality 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

a barrier of indescribably experience between men and the women whom they loved, thrusting horror deeper and deeper inward, linking the dread of spiritual death to the apprehension of physical disaster.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 143Saved by highflyingbabe in relationship gender death shield horror trauma 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

his uniform and little moustache had changed him from a boy into a man.

Author: Vera Brittain, Source: Testament of Youth, 114Saved by highflyingbabe in body masculinity gender 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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