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Why aren’t mothers worth anything to venture capitalists: “Venture capitalists, however, do not appear to share my enthusiasm for breast-pump #disruption, perhaps because the industry is ninety-three per cent male.” (The New Yorker)

An ode to acts of kindness: “The New York City subway is this great equalizer. For this brief moment in time, we’re all in it together.” (The New York Times)

Women aren’t nags—we’re just fed up: “Then I tried to gingerly explain the concept of emotional labor: that I was the manager of the household, and that being manager was a lot of thankless work.” (Harper’s Bazaar)

On the therapeutic power of writing: “Emotional expression is a powerful tool, and privacy often encourages greater honesty.” (Wit and Delight)

Betsey Johnson on her career, getting older and loving life: “I just love living. I love being alive. And boy do you love it more when you get older. You can’t do anything about [getting older], so don’t waste time thinking about it. I like that I made myself into what I want to be at my age.” (Man Repeller)

Secrets of the South: “Annetta M. Lane imagined something extraordinary in 1867: free and independent black women. And because of her act of imagination, we sit here in the last few hours of daylight, in the building built to her vision, talking with her descendant about all the possibilities to come.” (Lenny

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