Quote of the Week – from Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions by Gloria Steinem

But whether this criticism of culturally female speech patterns is justified or not, there is also evidence that a rejection of the way a woman speaks is often a way of blaming or dismissing her without dealing with the content of what she is saying.

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