“"White feminism" does not mean every white woman, everywhere, who happens to identify as feminist. It also doesn’t mean that every "wh...”
““Sex negative” and “sex positive” are relatively useless terms with regard to discussing feminist approaches to issues of sex and sexuality....”
There’s a special place in hell for people who only care about the devastating things happening to women in overexploited countries when it can be used as a ploy to minimize the need for feminism in western countries.
“The fact is, like it or not, you still live a world where gender matters. Where gender controls not just the entire course of your life – bu...”
i never hear feminists talk about FGM, forced marriages, or acid attacks until a woman says she isnt a feminist. like dont fucking act like you give a shit about those women! you all complain about the wage gap (debunked), manspreading, and fucking Blurred Lines. when we say “women are not...
12 Books to Keep Your Feminism Intersectional
by Crystal Paul of Bustle1. Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. DavisThis is definitely one of the must-reads for any intersectional feminist. A bit dated at this point, but still important, it takes a look at the very issues of exclusion that have hindered the feminist movement since abolition days...
We live in a really weird era of feminism in which we’re not allowed to criticise any oppressive constructs/industries (marriage, beauty/make up, porn, etc) just because some women enjoy them. I’m really sick of of opinions and discussions being shut down with “it’s not oppr...
“Theoretically, sex-positive feminism could radically transform the concept of female sexuality. Ideally, each woman owns her sexuality — it ...”
Able Bodied Feminism Is...
Thinking “nobody should be forced to carry a disabled child to term” is a good argument for abortion rights.Not realizing that widespread forced sterilization of disabled women is still happening.Upping Margaret Sanger despite her being a racist and a supporter of Eugenics.Thinking that the only inf...
- Feminist:If you're not a feminist, you are ignorant.
- Person:Feminism itself has turned into a very ignorant movement.
- Feminist:Women in America are oppressed!
- Person:How so? We have every right that men do.
- Feminist:Girls have to follow dress codes at school.
- Person:So do boys. Everyone has to dress decently for the learning environment.
- Feminist:Women only make 77¢ for every $1 men do.
- Person:That argument has been debunked countless times. It has far more to do with career choices than it does with sexism. You as well as I know that the wage gap is not real.
“Some men do the dinner dishes every night. That doesn’t make their wives free. On the contrary, it’s just one more thing she has to feel gra...”
is a woman on the third floor wanting to go up to the fourth floor, and a man on the fourth floor complaining about how he doesn’t want to go down to the third floor even though the woman never said he should“I just want to go up to the fourth floor” says the woman“WHY ARE YOU TRYING TO FORCE ME TO ...