International Woman of Mystery

8 Mar

Today is International Women’s Day.   It’s even more: it’s the centennial celebration of International Women’s Day.  I’m actually not one for these kind of differentiating celebrations in general but I am especially offended by this one.   Here’s why:

Look at this logo!

Is that the best they could do?  If this represents women, it makes me embarrassed to be a woman.

In comparison, I would much rather have this one:

At least I can have fun with that.

What is actually good about International Women’s Day is that it gives me an excuse to give you one of the most soulful, fabulous estrogen-commending songs:  “I Am Woman” by Koko Taylor.  It’s incredible*. I promise. Download here.

*suitable for both males and females


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