a lesson on internalized misogyny
Hi there! Thanks for this writing. It speaks to me as someone who has a challenged relationship with Taylor Swift, but an interest in expanding because my fiance is a big Swiftie. I read a tweet once that said "The slutty brunette in me will never forgive Taylor Swift for the crimes she committed against my people", definitely silly, but something that has stuck with me. I think one of the biggest challenges I've had with Taylor Swift over the years was her own internalized misogyny that came out in some songs. "You Belong with Me" and "Better than Revenge" were ones that stuck with me that seemed to slut shame other women. Can you speak to how you move past holding these things against her? I have this pain point that has stuck with me for a long time, and I'm really interested in finding a way to reconcile it.