Sue Monk Kidd

Masculine and feminine are both good, I think

Here is another quote from my upcoming Strong Girls book: “It seemed clear that patriarchy has valued rationality, independence, competitiveness, efficiency, stoicism, mechanical forms and militarism—things traditionally associated with the “masculine”. Less valued are being, feeling, art, listening, intuition, nurturing and attachment—things traditionally associated with the “feminine” (Monk-Kidd, p 63)    

Its not men, It’s men and women in patriarchy

I have decided to blog excerpts from my upcoming book (now titled “Strong Girls,” but I think I should really call it “Girls Interrupted” ). Here is one powerful peice: In her book Dance of the Dissident Daughter bestselling author Sue Monk Kidd describes how in her search for finding her authentic voice she came …

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