“You know, equality is a myth, and for some reason, everyone accepts the fact that women don’t make as much money as men do. I don’t understand that. Why do we have to take a backseat?
I truly believe that women should be financially independent from their men. And let’s face it, money gives men the power to run the show. It gives men the power to define value. They define what’s sexy. And men define what’s feminine. It’s ridiculous.”
Do you agree with the ultimate Independent Woman (throw your hands up at me!) – are men still running the show and defining the feminine experience at-large? And if so, how can we women take that power back and start defining the feminine experience for ourselves?
Quote & image via GQ
For more on the power balance in Beyonce and Jay-Z’s relationship, check out our guest blog by Jay-Z’s biographer Zack O’Malley Greenburg HERE.
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