When, coming from feminisms, we defend “putting life at the center”, some raise their eyebrows and look at us smugly. Life, they believe, sustains itself, reproduces itself “naturally”, has no value and costs no money, is given freely and is received without any thanks.
In the midst of this pandemic, we need to change that idea; we are experiencing something unusual: keeping us alive requires an enormous effort. It is the first need and the first right.
We would have never thought that it would take such a considerable and at the same time such trivial effort. Lock up at home and protect ourselves; for ten minutes a day, go out onto balconies or to the windows to give our warm support to all those who are fighting so that this will not last any longer.
Please read the article first at The Transversal