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If not me, who? If not now, when?

Emma Watson has it right with this iconic phrase in her speech at the UN for gender equality a few weeks ago. We can apply these eight words to almost every situation that requires change, to anyone who is willing to steer it forward. 185 more words

Vivian Choi

Jesus Was a Sensitive Male

One thing I found interesting about Emma Watson’s recent gender equality speech at the UN was how she treated the idea of men being sensitive as if it were some radical new concept that feminism was introducing.  509 more words

Religion

Breaking it down : Emma Watson at the UN

Girls These Days listened intently to Emma Watson give her speech on Feminism at the United Nations. Not only was it great to have huge media exposure for feminism, her speech sparked conversations all over the feminist spectrum such as how difficult it can be being a women in the spotlight, the role of men in feminism and the importance of rethinking masculinity. 721 more words

Women

Support the #HeForShe campaign

There is no reason not to support the #HeForShe campaign.

The criticisms I have read by commentators of either gender were mostly extrapolations based on specific parts of Emma Watson’s recent speech at the UN. 236 more words

Non-Fiction

No matter what you're standing up for, make sure you are standing tall and strong.

Writing 101: Dark Clouds on the (Virtual) Horizon
Write a post inspired by a real-world conversation.
Today’s twist: include an element of foreshadowing in the beginning of your post.
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Vivian Choi

My thoughts on HeforShe

WARNING: nothing I wrote has any profanity in it, but some things I have linked do.

I may or may not have thought too much about what a wanted to write about for my first post, but when I finally decided what I wanted to write about, I wondered why I didn’t think of it to begin with. 523 more words

Feminism