Generational differences will always exist. Mothers & daughters will always disagree on things. First wave feminists will disagree with values second and third wave feminists espouse. These are inevitabilities.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz is the head of the Democratic National Committee. She feels that she sees “a complacency among the generation of young women whose entire lives have been lived after Roe v. Wade was decided.”
This brilliantly tone deaf declaration comes from a NY Times interview. This quote has brought us the brilliant & enlightening hashtag, #DearDebbie. #DearDebbie took off on Twitter, showcasing enraged & engaged young women who vehemently disagreed with Schultz’s statement.
Lady Parts Justice League wouldn’t exist without enthusiasm and a strong sense of urgency from millennial women. The people we encounter wouldn’t give a damn about reproductive rights if they were complacent. That was an ugly, uneducated blanket statement from someone who is wildly out of touch.