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For a long time I have kept my rage in check in return for peace. This was a mistake, as I now realise - I'm speaking up now.
Women's anger is justified, living suppressed in a rape culture, and our oppressors still safe because we've not owned our anger yet.
There is deep discomfort with angry women because letting women feel and say what they want to can challenge the status quo.
An angry woman is probably taken more seriously than a woman in tears, though men in a patriarchy would prefer the crying woman who they feel superior to.
RSS Chief recently claimed that divorces mostly happen in "educated and affluent families." He was slammed for it but it still shows how regressive our society is!
Goddess Kali is often given 'caring, feminine' atrributes by a patriarchy that worries about the inspiration she may give women to tap into their own inner strength.
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