1. When you have a daughter and you say to her, ‘Look, things are not going to be fair for you. People might treat you in a certain way because you’re female. Might say this thing or that thing.’ That’s kind of easy. When you’re saying to your boys, ‘Okay, there’s a certain kind of privilege that comes along with being a white man and you should not take that.’ That’s a kind of craziness. That’s asking them to be different from people – certainly different from the macho men who they might see on TV or hear around them. I just felt like the payoff ultimately was going to be so great.

    — Anna Quindlen on raising feminist boys. [full interview here]

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