The good news is, those beliefs are only about 5–10K years old. Before that, for 97% of human history, humans lived cooperatively and in egalitarian groups that honored women as givers of life. This helps me to believe that there is some chance that we can head back in that direction.

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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