I have been trying and trying for ages to think of a way to express my thoughts on the world’s reception of feminism. It’s hard for me to hear my fellow women say “I’m not a feminist, but…” or “what women’s issues? We can vote.” Here this amazing blogger has said it better than I could. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, or you disagree with me, keep an open mind and read this. It might help you understand us feminists better.
I believe in equality, but I’m not a feminist. I’m an empowered woman, but not a feminist. Women and men should both have rights, but seriously? Feminism is stupid and antiquated. The goals of feminism have been accomplished, what’s the big deal? Feminism is causing high divorce rates. It’s depressing women and de-motivating men. Why can’t we just get along?? I’m so mad! I hate feminists these days! They are so selfish and deluded and they get angry about everything! I swear, they need to just shut up and relax!
I read these complaints nearly every day I’m on the internet, and certainly every day I blog. You would have to be living under a rock not to see it. For every feminist talking it seems like there are a dozen anti-feminists screaming at them.
I completely understand why so many people hate feminism these days. Feminism sucks now, because generally…
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