every tool is a weapon -
if you hold it right.
--Ani Difranco, my i.q.
The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House.
--Audre Lorde, from the essay of the same title.
My silences had not protected me. Your silences will not protect you.
There are some thoughts on the aforementioned essay at Monkeyfist.com, with the epigram "Thanks to Black History Month."
Or thanks to GLBT History Month, depending on when you're reading it, I suppose.
I worry that I'm being too obscure while I work out my issues in public.
I worry that I'm not being nearly as obscure as I'd like to think while I work out my issues in public.
But silence is no protection.