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I Am An Advocate of Womens Rights

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    When I tell people I'm a feminist, they are confused. I think there's a reason for that - the people that I encounter seem to think that sexism is in-your-face "girls suck at math so we won't let them take math courses." I hear people saying similar things about race when I talk...
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F 1 Response May 17, 2013

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    Not Quite Finished

    We have made great strides in womens rights in most of Europe and the west.  Now for the rest of the world to catch up.  I salute the women of the middle east who are brave enough to speak out against oppression.  The people of the United States and Europe should...
    puck61 puck61 51-55, M 35 Responses Jun 20, 2009

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    I love how you feminists complain about

    inequality but at the same time expect men to treat you better
    oscarW88 oscarW88 26-30, M Jan 29

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    Always

    I fight for equality!
    missadventurer missadventurer 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 4, 2010

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    Thank You For This Group.

    I too advocate of Women's Rights.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Jul 3, 2012

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    Grandma Grimmes

    This story  is one of the favorites of my family. Grandma Grimmes maiden name was Hansen, she was born in 1890 in Norway and came to the United States as a young girl.  She settled in with other friends from Norway in Wisconsin.  She ended up moving to Chicago and...
    rw5453 rw5453 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 3, 2009

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    Why Are We Talking About This?

    I am sick of it! Honestly, I don't, have not ever and could not if I tried...see a woman as any less than my total equal. There should not be any discussions, it should have been taken care of long ago and the male dominated bullshit of the past should already be a memory, but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    Okay, Since EP won't let me publish a story,

    I will reply to my own here. So for my story look below!!!
    HikingGuy HikingGuy 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 23

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    Absolutely

    equal pay for equal work , travel and go wherever they want with safety , wear what they like or not , have the same sexual freedoms as men and not be judged , all these and many more , should be common place values in a healthy society
    satman satman 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 19, 2010

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    It Is a Shame

    It is a shame that we still have to fight to be considered equal it is a shame that some people still don't get it and it is a shame when a woman abuses it    
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2009

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    One In Ten

    A survey of 1,600 British women showed that one in 10 of the respondents has been raped, and more than a third subjected to sexual assault, whilst more than 80 per cent of the respondents said they did not report their assault to the police, whilst 29 per cent said they told...
    mizzen123 mizzen123 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    Equality?

    I a lot of people when I tell them I'm a "feminist" stare at me and say, "Whart do you mean, by feminist?  Women already have equality!" Yeah, right. It's true that women and women right's advocates have made great strides, but there are still those little things that...
    Omiliyan Omiliyan 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 26, 2010

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    I support gay rights 100% I am bisexual and everyone should have equal rights no matter what your sexual preference is. If this is truly "the land of the FREE, home of the brave...
    emamdub emamdub 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I believe that animals have just as many rights as us but in no way shape or form support PETA. I have read enough about them to know that they kill more animals a year than ANY...
    MrsGrisham MrsGrisham 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    of course i support our rights, heck, even if i weren't gay, i would still support it. the fact remains this is a human rights issue as well. no body should be treated 'less than...
    anonimatovato anonimatovato 31-35 Mar 29

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    I am Christian. I don't support gay rights. I am not a horrible person. I love gays and straights equally. Gays are human beings and deserve to be treated as such. Just because I...
    preachersdaughter98 preachersdaughter98 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Women's rights are violated all the time, and it is the most shocking and widespread human rights violation on earth. 1 in 5 women will be raped in their lifetime. 70-90% of rapes...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F Apr 12

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    Who cares? I don't understand how someone could be AGAINST gay rights. Everybody deserves a chance to be happy and if it's with the same sex who cares??? Seriously what is with...
    NonexistantSoul NonexistantSoul 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I am not gay, but I support it. They can't help who they fall in love with and they shouldn't be told that they can't be together because they are the same sex. I SUPPORT GAY...
    sadtimes sadtimes 13-15, F Mar 27

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    Christians go on about loving your neighbor and stopping people suffering but going against gay rights adds to their suffering and it isn't loving them at all. It is spiteful and...
    sadtimes sadtimes 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I don't understand drama going on with the Affordable Health Care Act and it's mandate that employers need to provide full health care for women's contraceptive needs, mainly birth...
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M Mar 27

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    Being gay, lesbian, bi and whatever its so normal as drinking water when you are thirsty! Some people don't believe that gays should have rights… um why not? Gays are people just...
    Annablake Annablake 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 12

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    All people are people. And here in America, the issue is quite illogical. I don't know if it's the largest of an issue here, but when I hear about states legalizing gay marriage it...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I SUPPORT GAY RIGHTS!!!!! So what if someone wants to be transgender, bi, gay or whatever. LOVE IS LOVE. PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE! Get the hell over it! What are they doing to you...
    musicismysalvation musicismysalvation 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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