“Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pink—all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue, and I’m not doing it ironically, though it might seem that way. I once live-tweeted the September issue.”
Gay’s book is a a sharp and funny collection of essays, and although some may critique that she is unable to make any definitive conclusions about the meaning of the word feminist, that might be exactly the point she is making. As Gay writes in her book, “I am a mess of contradictions.” and her book is a honest and uplifting read of her personal experiences with feminism, rather than an academic insight to gender politics.