• Yes, it is hard out there. But hard is relative. I come from a middle-class family, my parents are academics. I was born after the Civil Rights movement, I was a toddler during the women's movement, I live in the United States of America, all of which means I am allowed to own my freedom, my rights, my voice and my uterus.

    Shonda Rhimes (2015). “Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person”, p.83, Simon and Schuster