Borrowing this from a friend who speaks my truth on this, too:
I feel betrayed by every woman who voted for Trump.
If you know me even a little, you will know I am an avid advocate of women’s rights–political, social, and economic equality.
To know that even one of you could vote for this rabid sexual assaulter, this man who degrades women in the lowest, most base and vile manner, is a personal insult and affront. What have you told yourself, and taught your daughters, your sons, and others, about what is acceptable treatment of women?
If you can’t understand this, consider the comfortable seat of white privilege from which you sit. Consider that statistically speaking, you know several women who have been sexually assaulted. You have just slapped us in the face.
Even so, I will not unfriend you. I hope you read these articles with an eye of inward scrutiny and external awakening to the experiences of women around you and beyond. It’s time to stop burying your head in the sand of your white, privileged, conservative, self-made bubble.
We will prevail.