Throughout history women have often adopted an attitude of ‘just ignore and carry on’ and don’t make a fuss. However, in recent times there has been a release of all that stored anger, channelling it to good effect.
In many ways this isn’t seen as a feminine trait but can serve women well, as the suffragettes proved. Nowadays you have role models like Cindy Gallop Niño, who gave the following advice at the Creative Equals’ Future Leaders conference in London in May 2018: “Forget passion; find something you want to punch.” Audre Lorde’s The Uses of Anger: Women responding to racism tells us, “Every woman has a well-stocked arsenal of anger potentially useful against those oppressions, personal and institutional. Focused with precision, it can become a powerful source of energy serving progress and change.”