From the web: “Overlooked No More: Forough Farrokhzad, Iranian Poet Who Broke Barriers of Sex and Society”

An author unafraid to defy midcentury attitudes about her gender. “What is important is humanity,” she said, “not being a man or a woman.” Since 1851, obituaries in The New York Times have been dominated by white men.

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