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I Am An Atheist Feminist

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    Vandana Shiva

    This woman is a scientist and an eco-feminist .She has founded NAVDANYA, the Indian "Nine Seeds" movement that is conserving seeds and promoting indigenous culture against the rise of rapacious genetic engineering. As most farmers in developing countries are women, she is also...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 3 Responses Apr 24, 2011

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    Why Does She Think That?

    A former friend, an older female, said that she didn't believe a female should be president. She said that women were too "emotional". 
    RealAsIam RealAsIam 18-21 4 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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    Secular Humanist/feminist

     I am a secular humanist and a feminist, who believes in intersectionality, or the idea that all oppressions, inequalities and unearned privileges manifest themselves from the same source in society. These beliefs, especially my feminism, have made finding like-minded folk...
    LydiaEncyclopedia LydiaEncyclopedia 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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    Ugh, Sexism.

    After doing my cardio and weights, I go to the pool. The locker room is always interesting. Recently I witnessed this: Swimming lessons had just ended, so the moms were in the dressing rooms with their kids. Lady 1 was there with her daughter, and evidently her son was in the...
    CallipygianVenus CallipygianVenus 21-25, F 8 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 Sep 26, 2011

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    Index Librorum Prohibitorum, 1557-1966

    Samuel Richardson (ENG)  Laurence Stern (ENG)  Stendhal (FR)  Victor Hugo (FR)  George Sand (FR)  Honore de Balzac (FR)  Eugene Sue (FR)  A. Dumas pere (FR)  A. Dumas fil (FR)  Gustave Flaubert (FR)  Gabriele D'Annunzio (IT)  Alberto Morovia (IT)  Thomas Hobbes (ENG...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 4 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    Manly Feminism

    Hey Everybody :D I am ZenPseudo and I am an atheist and a feminist.If you care to read, I am over on the atheist experience group. I'm just here because this group could use a man's touch, no offense.First let me talk about feminism. I am a male feminist and proud of it. That...
    ZenPseudo ZenPseudo 22-25 5 Responses Jan 7, 2011

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    Tunisian Women's Rights

      Cry of dismay: Tunisian women rights in danger Source: Middle East Online | Kaouther Larbi Tunisian women are rising up against a proposed article in the new constitution seen by many as an Islamist ploy to reverse the principle of gender equality that made Tunisia a...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 Aug 13, 2012

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 5 Responses May 31, 2012

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    Confused About Feminism

    I've always avoided the topic of feminism. Most of my perceptions or encounters with self-proclaimed feminist's was a tirade of anger and a dismissal of values that I held. In the last 2 years of my life it has become clear that I am not particularly good at fostering meaningful...
    sswirls sswirls 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    Defining Me

    I've had my share of religions.  I was raised Methodist, have attended Catholic, Episcopalian, non-denominational and Baptist church.  I have studied Buddhism, Taoism and Wicca.  I have claimed belief, agnosticism, and atheism at various times in my life.  It...
    neutralforce neutralforce 21-25, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2007

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Sep 22, 2012

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    Why Does She Think That?

    A former friend, an older female, said that she didn't believe a female should be president. She said that women were too "emotional". 
    RealAsIam RealAsIam 18-21 3 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Feminist women are so few and far between, its so sad, I'd like to see more women proactively banding together and supporting each other instead of the alternative. We'd be so damn...
    bluemoon93 bluemoon93 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Hello! So I consider myself a feminist. Why? Because I believe that men and women around the world should be equal in every sense of the word. I do not hate men. I know not all men...
    LokixAvenger LokixAvenger 13-15, F Jun 27

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    Because you have experienced ****** feminists, does not mean you should hate them. I consider myself to be a feminist, but do not see feminism as fighting for equality, instead I...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F Jun 30

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    Do you even know what it means to be "Atheist" to some the word means: Lost, Confused, Naive, Heathen, and above all immoral. This bothers me and so I felt like saying what being...
    slait slait 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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    To all feminists, and the two anti-feminists who frequent here, So finally I was able to tell my first street harasser of the day to shut up. He did as they usually do, stare me...
    SourQueen SourQueen 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 26

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    I am tired of people using religious teachings as an excuse to hate gays anyone of you who do that are nothing more than cowards afraid of something you don't understand. You...
    renguard renguard 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    1. Satanists Beleive In God: To beleive in Satan one must also beleive in God. This means that even though Satanists worship Lucifer they still acknowledge the existence of God...
    sen017 sen017 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Athiesm explained: Often do people believe that atheism is open for interpretation, that anyone with any competence can explain atheism based on his/her experiences dealing with...
    AnonR AnonR 70+, T 5 Responses Jul 14

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    Being a feminist dosen't mean that I am lesbian or that I hate men -_- A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.
    Brunette93X Brunette93X 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Im a feminist because we are all people and I believe we should all be treated like people. It doesn't matter your race, gender, or sexual orientation. No one has the right to...
    incrdibleanna incrdibleanna 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    It is incredible that the word 'feminist' can bring so much animosity in some men. When I mentioned to my ex boyfriend I am a feminist he was furious. I could see the rage in his...
    adventure2003 adventure2003 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I don't need feminists because they make the womans rights movement look like a joke. I need women to just be strong and proud, not self righteous or "victims". I need feminism...
    kittydrone kittydrone 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    15 proud anti-feminist women http://www.ijreview.com/2014/07/156463-15-women-share-reasons-dont-need-empowered-feminist-movement/
    JackBarnesMRA JackBarnesMRA 31-35, M 12 Responses Jul 13

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    Born a feminist. I'd really like to chat with other feminist! :)
    priscxlla priscxlla 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    It seems to me,that equality should not be that hard of a concept to get.I think a lot of it comes down to something we all want from each other.Respect.Now I was brought up to...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm really loving what BUZZFEEDYELLOW is doing about bringing awareness to girls and life experiences as girls/women, but doing it in an appealing and humorous way. It has...
    SourQueen SourQueen 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't really consider myself religious but how can you be atheists? There is no proof of god but the absence of evidence is not evidence off absence. You can't be more sure god...
    Based4ever Based4ever 13-15, M 21 Responses Jun 25

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    Young, rabid, fanatical, anti-religion atheists are no better than fundamentalist religious people. Get off your high horse, see more of the world, be less fanatical and bitter and...
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 25

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    My family on both sides have been deeply devoted seventh day adventists (for 3-4 generations now). So ever since I was a baby, I've been taught to practice the faith. I've always...
    ilovecornmore ilovecornmore 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I was raised by a Christian dad and an Agnostic mom. I remember going to church and not paying attention. I remember the night my dad asked my sister and I if we would let God into...
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm female. I stick up for myself. My sisters. Therefore, I must be a feminist!
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    Although I'm very traditional myself, I am still a feminist. Feminism to me is being able to do whatever the hell you want to As a woman and not being judged for it. A woman who...
    shadowkat13 shadowkat13 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    I'm a feminist because when I post personal things about being sexually assaulted, people on here tell me I'm "whining" and to "be happy because I'm attractive enough to get that...
    sunflowerpet sunflowerpet 18-21, F 12 Responses Jun 28

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    I have several reasons for being a feminist, but another one came up recently. I work with the public in a position that does not grant me much authority nor protection against...
    CairnRook CairnRook 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    What is "rape culture"? I feel like i'm getting a distorted view from militant feminists who consider anything verbal abuse to laying hands on them to be rape.
    DeadHeretic DeadHeretic 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    MRA protests prompt Highest Court of India to overturn provisions of VAWA. The link below contains videos and news coverage. http://www.avoiceformen.com/feminism/feminist...
    JackBarnesMRA JackBarnesMRA 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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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...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 12 Responses Jul 7

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    And you can thank feminist ideology from a lot of the spotlighting and newfound criticism of victim-blaming. Yay progress!
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F Jul 7

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    There are just too many fallacies and prejudices surrounding feminism. You just mention the word and everyone's like - oh, feminists are just whiny , man-hating lesbians...
    sociopathiccharm sociopathiccharm 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    Most people don't identify as feminist. http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/3094917
    JackBarnesMRA JackBarnesMRA 31-35, M 4 Responses Jul 12

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    The beautiful moment when your boyfriend goes on a feminist rant on Facebook.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 12

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    I am a feminist and proud to admit it. Women and men are equal. We are all just humans.
    faithandfree faithandfree 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Just wanted to throw this out there ... Too much of feminist propaganda in the world today, castrating men mentally .. Some people will know what i mean
    RowenaBrana RowenaBrana 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 13

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    Aaaah how I long for my angst filled feminist youth LOL now its just plain ol' mature feminism.. I need my angst, I need my **** all men mantras..
    bluemoon93 bluemoon93 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I don't hate men and me being a Lesbian has nothing to do with being a feminist. When I say that I want men and women to be equal I mean it in every way. A lot of people believe a...