Today is a big day for women. Today is a huge day for black women and I'm sure as hell not planning on shitting on it. Beyonce Knowles, aka Bey, aka Sacha Fierce is on the cover of Time magazine, and on the cover of the most influential people issue of Time magazine. This is a really big deal and as usual, small-minded people want the conversation to be about what she is wearing. Hold the goddamned phone, people. Beyonce isn't wearing any pants!
One of my idols, Sheryl Sandberg wrote the profile on Beyonce. Who else better to comment on an incredibly powerful woman than an incredibly powerful woman? Sandberg observes that 'Beyonce doesn't just sit at the table, she builds a better one'. Boom! How people are annoyed by this I will never understand. Yes, Bey beat out president Obama for this title, but when is that last time Obama had you staying up till 2am drunk with your friends trying to perfect the Single Ladies dance? When was the last time Pope Francis got a word put into the dictionary? Bootylicious is a term coined by Beyonce which describes none more perfectly than herself. Beyonce is incredibly relevant and influential and I thank Time for having the vagina to recognize this. And to those who disagree with their decision, I want a better reason why than 'she's not wearing any pants'.