We did that often, asking each other questions whose answers we already knew. Perhaps it was so that we would not ask the other questions, the ones whose answers we did not want to know.
— Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Purple Hibiscus (via larmoyante)
The idea that sex is something a woman gives a man, and she loses something when she does that, which again for me is nonsense. I want us to raise girls differently where boys and girls start to see sexuality as something that they own, rather than something that a boy takes from a girl.
— Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (NPR)
via Mostly Jensen.