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17 Ways Poo Was A Feminist Idol To An Entire Generation Of Indian Women

The shit.

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1. She taught us to look in the mirror and unabashedly admire ourselves, flaws and all.

2. She refused to sit on the sidelines and demanded to be noticed.

3. She gave no fucks about gender conventions, and asked out a prom date for herself.

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4. She taught us to stand for the truth, even if it means "disrespecting" your elders.

5. She showed us that wearing makeup and spending time on yourself doesn't make you a "certain type of girl".

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6. She showed us long ago that victim-blaming is never OK even when it comes to staring.

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7. She displayed her sexuality with no qualms.

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8. She showed us that it's okay to make mistakes and how you can still own it...

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9. And to always have a stupid amount of confidence.

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10. She reclaimed a gendered slur and made it her own.

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11. She even reclaimed "fat" and made it "P.H.A.T." like a fucking body-positive genius.

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12. She taught us to use our brains and get what we want and where we want.

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13. She showed us that there is absolutely no need for fuck boys in your life.

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14. And that it's totally fine to say no.

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15. She told us not to take nonsense from anyone, not even bae.

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16. She taught us never to short-change ourselves.

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17. And she taught us that nothing is more important than supporting the women in out lives.

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