Quotation by Patricia Ireland

Here I am.... You get the parts of me you like and also the parts that make you uncomfortable. You have to understand that other people's comfort is no longer my job. I am no longer a flight attendant.
Patricia Ireland (b. 1935), U.S. feminist. As quoted in the New York Times Magazine, p. 38 (March 1, 1992).

Ireland, who was President of the National Organization for Women, was reacting to some people's uneasiness at the disclosure that she had both a husband and a woman "companion."
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