I will not be surprised if I hear that my son mistreats a woman or a girl, or if my son is involved in sexual harassment. I will remember that even though he is my beloved son, he is also a product of his culture, and I will care for the women and girls, and I will not attempt to discredit their truth, even if it harms my son.
With those simple words, this phrase is becoming a movement — not only for women but also for people of color, for the LGBTQ community, for people with special needs, for anyone really who has lived their life being told that their time doesn't matter, that they often exist to be AVAILABLE for others.
I don’t know if either of my daughters are gay or straight or will want to be in relationships at all. That isn’t the point. What worries me the most is what role they will play in a parable about love.