What’s the big deal about tall women in heels? Let this gifted poet break it down for you.
Get perspective on how the expectation for women to make themselves small falls in line with other oppressive ideas about docile femininity.
Here’s to tall women who resist the pressure to diminish themselves and rock heels in the face of the patriarchy’s insecurities.
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- One Poet’s Response to an Obscene, Sexually Objectifying Question
- 5 Steps to Unlearning a Lifetime of Patriarchal Lies
- Little Boxes: 6 Ways to Make Room for Bigger Truths
Imani Cezanne is a passionate poet, workshop facilitator, community organizer and slam coach born and raised in San Diego, CA. She just recently returned home from taking 2nd place at the Women of the World Poetry Slam in Austin, Texas.