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    All men who try to argue with me against my

    feminist beliefs and values = unattractive in my book. You have no chance. Sorry, I don't tend to go for the ignorant or the selfish! :(
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 22 Responses Sep 4, 2014

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    Another attempt of the war on women: Might I

    say I am also happy I am atheist. This is silly we are not a third word, if this doesn't drive women to become atheists I don't know what will. Hopefully they have some sense and pull their children out of a school that teaches being a woman and driving is shameful. "According...
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 6 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I don't understand the "Women against feminism"

    group. You do understand without feminist women would basically be treated like cattle. Without Feminism these things would happen Are you in a unhappy marriage? Too bad you're a girl you have no say. Did you get paid the same amount as a guy for the same job? Better go tell...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 7 Responses Feb 8

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    Dear men: You are not

    and will never be entitled to a woman's body. Women are NOT your property. Times are changing. Women are becoming more and more powerful & united. The more men try to stop feminism, the stronger feminists will become. Men don't own the world anymore. It is so important for us...
    chubbyrats chubbyrats 18-21, F 4 Responses May 19

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    I think it's so unfair

    that it's socially unacceptable for men to wear dresses and make up. I mean, why should only women look like gorgeous goddesses? Men deserve to feel beautiful too.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 12 Responses Jan 25

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    I Want To Be More Then A Laptop Feminist.

    It is easy to sit here and type thoughts and feeling but we all know that it means more for others and ourselves when we get up and DO something so I contacted the local Human Resources folks in my community and they gave me a number to call the lady who heads up the org. that...
    sierra33 sierra33 31-35, F 35 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    A Woman's Worst Nightmare ?

    Novelist Margaret Atwood writes that when she asked a male friend why men feel threatened by women, he answered, “They are afraid women will laugh at them.” When she asked a group of women why they feel threatened by men, they said, “We’re afraid of being killed".
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 8 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    Why do men exist? Scientists use taxpayer money

    to answer questions nobody askedArticle: https://www.yahoo.com/health/why-do-men-exist-science-finally-gives-us-an-119284162572.html"They may often drive women crazy and act like children, but are required for a process known as sexual selection"Right off the bat. Before I even...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 4 Responses May 19

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    I remember in 6th grade a guy came up to me in

    school and touched my arm and said "why do you have hair on your arms?" I said "because I grow hair there" then he looked at me and said "girls aren't suppose to have hair there" and I said "I see lots of girls with arm hair" and he shook his head and said "no" at that time I...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 12 Responses Feb 13

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    "We live in a society

    where men are taught to expect things from their wives that they would never want their daughters to do for a man."
    trashspice trashspice 16-17, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    How do you guys feel about the extreme feminist

    in Cali who are trying to get women to free bleed. its disgusting if you ask me
    asoldiersgirl2012 asoldiersgirl2012 22-25, F 8 Responses May 12

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    “What men mean when they talk about their

    “crazy” ex-girlfriend is often that she was someone who cried a lot, or texted too often, or had an eating disorder, or wanted too much/too little s*x, or generally felt anything beyond the realm of emotionally undemanding agreement. That does not make these women crazy...
    Faeriepool Faeriepool 22-25 6 Responses May 18

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    Fathers - be your daughter's first love.

    Open doors for her, pull her seat out, and speak to and treat her with the utmost respect. Set expectations on how a man should treat a lady and she'll never settle for anything less
    damselfly damselfly 51-55, F 20 Responses Jan 19, 2014

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    I found a picture that said "Both the man

    and the woman should know how to cook - because neither feminism or sexism is going to help you when you're hungry"
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 9 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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    So my profile picture was removed

    because I covered my breasts with emojis. I see men with their shirts off in theirs but mine was "sexually suggestive". Wow not coming on here for awhile.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 7 Responses May 13

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    And I don't understand the negative connotation

    with it. There really isn't such thing as an "extreme" feminist, at least not in my eyes.
    falloutcats falloutcats 18-21, F 6 Responses May 17

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    OK so I don't want to write this to get flack

    from other feminists this is just more of a rant. I am on Netflix a lot. Kind of a film junkie I guess it is more of an artistic endeavor. I have been clicking on movies where reviewers give otherwise great movies one star because it has some sort of misogyny in it. The funny...
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Jackson Katz: Violence Against Women---it's A Men's Issue

    (thanks to SwarlesXavier for finding this link)
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 3 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    "I rang the literary editors of a few

    ‘respected’ papers and asked them how much space they were giving to women writers in their 'review’ sections. Perfectly predictable response. They all said the allocation was fair. One said it was equal, and one prominent editor went so far as to say women are dominating...
    Faeriepool Faeriepool 22-25 May 20

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    You know what ****** me off more

    than anything? The word "feminazi". How ******* DARE you compare us to Nazis, who murdered millions upon millions of innocent souls? How is a woman standing up for her rights even slightly comparable to a nazi? NEWSFLASH MEN: YOU DON'T RULE THE WORLD ANYMORE. Sorry to burst your...
    chubbyrats chubbyrats 18-21, F 7 Responses May 18

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    Who is a MAN? A man is a beautiful part of

    God's creation who starts compromising at a very tender age. He sacrifices his chocolates for his sister. He sacrifices his dreams for just a smile on his parents face. He spends his entire pocket money on buying gifts for the lady he loves just to see her smiling. He...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 18-21, M 4 Responses May 18

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    There Is A Problem If You Aren't

    I'm a feminist. Of course I'm a feminist! When people proclaim that they aren't feminists, I ask them if that means they are not all for everyone having the same rights socially, politically, and economically. When they go "Of course I believe everyone should be equal" I tell...
    JustLazyLittleMe JustLazyLittleMe 16-17, F 12 Responses Sep 26, 2013

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    As a whole I really like my job,

    but I really don't like the fact that my boss tells people that I don't know how to dress and that they have to teach me. I work in a retail store for plus sized women, it's called Torrid. It's a sister company to Hot Topic, but because our demographic is a bit wider than Hot...
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 4 Responses May 13

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    There's one (of many

    but in particular) argument random dudes (p much always dudes/men/f'ckboys, w/e) bring up now and again which logic I really don't understand, but I'm sure someone on here could try to explain it to me. It often goes something like 'women want respect and equal rights...
    Faeriepool Faeriepool 22-25 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Welcome to IN THE FEMI-NEWS!

    Is domestic violence humorous? This audience sure thinks so.Article: http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/jeremy-kyle-slams-audience-laughing-5682696Before I even get started, I just want to tell england to get your **** together. Seems to be a higher concentration of feminist...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 4 Responses May 13

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    Can someone explain to me the controversy over

    this newest Game of Thrones r­ape scene? Why exactly are women's groups throwing a hissy fit over this? I mean quite apart from any other argument you care to make, there have been man, MANY rapes depicted on the show. What's so bad about this one?
    TheNazarene TheNazarene 26-30, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    IN THE FEMI-NEWS: WHO YOU GONNA CALL?

    BALL BUSTERS!Article: http://jezebel.com/at-least-two-subway-riders-have-been-arrested-for-man-s-1707543734Two hispanic men are the first two victims of New York's so-called manspreading laws. Because if its one thing the police need right now it is more power and one more...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    “Imagine you’re at a party.

    A guy offers you a drink. You say no. He says ‘Come on, one drink!’ You say ‘no thanks.’ Later, he brings you a soda. ‘I know you said you didn’t want a drink, but I was getting one for myself and you looked thirsty.’ For you to refuse at this point makes you the...
    Faeriepool Faeriepool 22-25 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Text: If you claim to be a feminist

    and you shame girls for wanting to do traditional things like take their husband’s last name or be a house wife then you are doing it all completely wrong.Feminism isn’t an elite group who defeats gender norms, it’s a group who accepts ALL women&rsquo...
    Faeriepool Faeriepool 22-25 4 Responses Mar 14

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    i wish men understood

    that when women are talking about feminism and rape culture and ****, it’s not just a political conversation. it’s not about being a “social justice warrior” or whatever. it’s about our actual lives being shaped by misogyny since childhood, and the daily reality of...
    Faeriepool Faeriepool 22-25 4 Responses a week ago

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    I am very militant!I do not look to eradicate

    men, but to have them accept us as equals in all things, as people with different skills and aptitudes.Please talk with kindness.
    Bourgault Bourgault 22-25, F 38 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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    When Shaileene Woodley said "Feminism is a word

    that discriminates and I'm not into that" and "I'm not a feminist because I love men" I lost a lot of respect for her.
    elsasaunt elsasaunt 16-17, F 4 Responses May 20

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    Debunking The Myths...

    Some ep mra members seem to enjoy posting the most ridiculous accusations I have ever come across...in my life...and I want to spend a few minutes debunking some their nonsense. I don't speak for every feminist in here. I don't need to because most have a much stronger voice then...
    sierra33 sierra33 31-35, F 31 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    So i'm at work, just finishing up a job

    and driving away when this girl comes jogging by me. Beautiful blonde chick, huge tatas and a tight ***. Basically your stereotypical babe. so she comes bouncing gloriously down the sidewalk and i just stare at her until she's gone by. I know it's kind of rude to stare but how...
    TheNazarene TheNazarene 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Men need feminism because,

    until women are free, men won't be free, either. The badgering that society does to men -- to repress emotion, to be the bread winner, to be success objects -- is of the same monster born out of WASP patriarchy that is terrorizing our women. A patriarchal society is what...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    Feminist SJW gets dismantled by proud bearded

    man in a debate: Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CgQITcfJd0 As you can see, the feminist hivelord is completely unable to hold up any sort of intelligent debate face to face. Its a little harder when you can't retreat behind some sarcastic Tumblr meme and end the...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    My body isn't made for your pleasure.

    It's made for mine. My body is for me & it's perfect.
    Elayla Elayla 31-35, F 10 Responses Jan 20

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    Thank you womankind for all the amazing

    inventions you have given to the world. And congratulations to the first woman that walked on the moon...I forget her name.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 15

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    >_>

    I shied away from the term a lot, because of how feminism is portrayed. Often the feminists are made to look like lesbian man-haters in the media. From Powerpuff Girls to South Park, feminism has been demonized and the women made to look like rude misandrist, although I am fully...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Nov 20, 2012

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    I'm a feminist...because I hate the fact

    that I can't go to the beach alone at night, sit quietly, enjoying the moonlight shining down, the soft lapping of the waves against the rocks, the peace, without risking being assaulted...because (to quote a woman from a sitcom) I "brought a vagina with me".
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 7 Responses Jul 7, 2014

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    Yes, I'm a man and I'm a feminist.

    It's amazing how many people of both sexes will often say things like "I believe in equal rights for women but I'm not a feminist." 1...2...3...do you feel stupid yet? The definition of feminism is equal rights for women. People seem to have this idea, perpetuated by the media...
    EarthWalkerMan EarthWalkerMan 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F 14 Responses Sep 20, 2012

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    "Your Silence Will Not Protect You..."

    “I was going to die, sooner or later, whether or not I had even spoken myself. My silences had not protected me. Your silences will not protect you.... What are the words you do not yet have? What are the tyrannies you swallow day by day and attempt to make your own, until you...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 7 Responses Feb 21, 2013

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    No Apology

    Can I say something to the ladies who are reluctant to proclaim they are a feminist and put a period at the end of that statement? Stop apologizing for being a feminist. And I mean, stop joining the "I'm a feminist but I don't hate men" group. Because that sends all sorts of red...
    KayKai KayKai 26-30, F 18 Responses Aug 15, 2012

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    When I was a child in the 1960s watching

    television, women were portrayed as useless, especially in action shows. They never discovered or concluded anything, they were often afraid and crying; they were a liability whenever danger loomed, always needing to be saved, always saying the wrong thing or blundering into...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 11 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    The amount of clothing on a person doesn't not

    dictate how you should treat them. WEARING A LOW CUT DRESS AND HEELS DOES NOT GIVE YOU THE RIGHT TO DEHUMANIZE A PERSON. If you blame someone for your own actions and reactions, the problem isn't them. It's YOU.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 10 Responses Aug 17, 2014

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