Wednesday, March 30, 2011

I Wanna Be Bill Maher

Okay.  I wanna be Bill Maher.  Maher, who this week was criticized for calling  women "twats", "bimbos" and other unmentionables, hid behind his mantra . . ."But I am a comedian.  This is what the community accepts."

Okay.  If this is what a comedian does, give me a break.  Could a woman call a man similar sexist names and get away with it without being vilified as a "ballbuster" or other "b" or "c" words?

So this week - the last of Women's History Month, I think about how "far" and how less than far we have gone as women.  C'mon women.  What say you?

Now  . . . what does this rant about Bill Maher have to do with women and writing, which is the purpose of this blog?  I think it gets back to the mantra . . .  let it all hang out.  Do what you have to do, but be true, be honest and don't let your "femininity" get in the way.  Because no matter what you do, you will always be labeled by the Bill Mahers of the world as a bimbo, a twat or whatever . . . that said, go for it!

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