There are plenty of things I dislike in this world. For example, I can’t stand when people call me “sweetie.” I also hate when people bring up thigh gaps. 227 more words
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Last night I was flipping through Margaret Atwood’s Wilderness Tips (which, by the way, is probably her best book of short stories). In the middle of… 1,118 more words
The post below puts it a lot more eloquently than I could. It is well worth a read, and interesting food for thought. I have always felt that, for me, feminism is all about equality and I have tried to stress that it does not have to be aggressive or "man-bashing". Now, I'm going to think again. This post is a stark reminder that as opposed to simply toting the words 'equality' and 'equals' around, and despite the (supposedly) negative connotations of the label 'feminist' in many's eyes, the force of feminism is needed. (Yes, still.) I'd be interested to hear your thoughts on this, as it seems to be hotly debated amongst feminists themselves. How do we define ourselves? What is the role of feminism today, and how should it be implemented within society? Why is feminism still important? Is it still a relevant label? The blog post below has some strong answers to these questions.