Happy International Women’s Day on March 8th!

Most years since starting this blog (seven years ago!), I have commemorated International Women’s Day with a post. I don’t know why the United States hasn’t embraced this holiday to the extent Europe and Eurasia have, but I hope that’s changing, #MeToo movement and all.

Today I revisit an essay by Leigh Hyde that I originally posted on International Women’s Day, 2013. “Who Do I Kill” explores her coming to feminism in the 1970s. Read on!


If you’d like to see the women’s movement thrive, please consider making a contribution to One Billion Rising or  Half the Sky, organizations that use the power of media to ignite the change needed to improve the lives of women and girls worldwide.

  • Sarah White

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My blog "True Stories Well Told" is a place for people who read and write about real life. I’ve been leading life writing groups since 2004. I teach, coach memoir writers 1:1, and help people publish and share their life stories.
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