"too opinionated for a blonde actress"

A mom, an actress, a bad singer, a passionate writer, an aspiring filmmaker, a blonde feminist.

At dinner in Brooklyn a few years ago, after laying into a friend-of-a-friend for deciding not to accompany his girlfriend’s abortion, he turned to me and said: “Well, you’re pretty opinionated for a blonde actress.” My reply? “Why yes. Yes I am.”

A vocal advocate of periods, public breastfeeding, female presidents, and pubic hair, I decided to take my “blonde” opinions to the street (the net).