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I Am An Atheist Feminist

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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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    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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    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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    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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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    Doo do doo do doo do do doo A London council

    has removed “unacceptable” posters instructing women which side of the road they should walk down. The signs, which have "Women should please walk along this side of the road only" written in both Hebrew and English, were spotted along Stamford Hill in Hackney. The...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 4 Responses Sep 21

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Sep 22, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 5 Responses May 31, 2012

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    666AtheistBodybuilder 666AtheistBodybuilder 18-21, M 5 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Canadians. Where do you stand on the proposed change to the lyrics of O Canada? specifically they want to change "in all thy son's command". Are you offended as a woman and/or a...
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    Let's Smash The Patriarchy: You will hear feminists wherever you encounter them, bleating naively about fighting to dismantle the patriarchy. To a feminist, the patriarchy is an...
    lanavor22 lanavor22 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    There's such a negative stigma around being a feminist, but so much of that has been changing lately and it's really great because I believe everyone should be a feminist. Emma...
    crookedteethteen crookedteethteen 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 8

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    Germaine Greer Vs a Russian Grandfather. - No Contest “Women have very little idea of how much men hate them” - Germaine Greer. One of the most vivid memories from my...
    lanavor22 lanavor22 31-35, F Oct 13

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    Equality doesn't always mean literal equality, it is also being given a chance where as a chance still slightly exists and erasing stereotypes. That's why I am a feminist. Anyone...
    christfukk christfukk 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    I (don't) Need Feminism Because. I was visiting University College Dublin last year to meet a friend of mine. I was waiting for her in the arts building when I noticed a huge...
    lanavor22 lanavor22 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 11

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    Feminism is one of those issues that's getting a lot of attention especially lately. The problem with feminism is a lot of people don't know what it means. Everyone knows the...
    Plungeintoadream Plungeintoadream 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 27

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    I think something a lot of people don't understand, even myself included for a good while, is that neither I or anyone else has to agree with everything every feminist ever has...
    CanisCanem CanisCanem 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    How many women don't date men who don't have feminist beliefs? I know I wouldn't have had a chance with my gf otherwise and I know other girls who avoid guys who don't support...
    cucksome cucksome 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ok so the last time I posted on here I made a mistake and I would like to say I'm sorry for that. I shouldn't have said that religion itself is against homosexuality because not...
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    Hello everyone, I would like to share my story about my becoming an atheist. There's no immediate change to atheism for me. When I was a kid, I just instantly said one night that I...
    vffries vffries 18-21, M 6 Responses Sep 30

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    Today, I heard that a law passed that whichever man whistles at a woman gets a fine. Has the world gone downhill or something? If a woman wants to be particularly nasty, all she...
    Junkard Junkard 22-25, M 8 Responses Sep 23

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    Is the feminist movement an attack on patriarchal religion? I am a Christian, I'm also a feminist. :) Thoughts anyone?
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 25

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    I've seen so many people go crazy when I say that I don't agree with some aspects of feminism but just because I'm against the radical feminists that seem to control the movement...
    Franchise1107 Franchise1107 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    I am SO SICK of the anti-feminist communities belittling me for being a feminist and not an "equalist" or an "egalitarian" or whatever the heck they come up with for the day. It's...
    SourQueen SourQueen 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 9

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    There will always be nay-sayers, but I honestly believe I am better off without the labels or the philosophies of today's *particularly American* feminist movements. If you live...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 4 Responses Oct 11

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    I know not all men are the same... I know it! There a real men everywhere but ****damn!!! Why can't real men surround me? I'm tired of men that want women to be all super extra...
    Amusec Amusec 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    There is a feminist society at my uni in the North of England and it has gone unchecked and unregulated. Feminism constantly preaches about equality for the genders, when in...
    flitchain flitchain 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So, what happens if we are feminist but enjoy consensual sex acts and fantasies that are not feminist? In the bedroom and in our minds, are the personal also political?
    NoVADad703 NoVADad703 31-35, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Recently while I was searching through facebook, out of boredom I stumbled across a video. This certain video is "dear mr.atheist", at first I couldn't watch, the mans torrential...
    Konalover0210 Konalover0210 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    Being atheist doesn't mean I'm immoral or unethical. It doesn't mean that I cohort with Satan, or kick puppies or anything like that. Being atheist just means that I don't believe...
    casuallyscreaming casuallyscreaming 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I've received a lot of criticism today over my last 2 posts. I won't apologize for what I said. Granted, I could have worded things better, but I stand by what I said. To those...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 10

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    This is something I've been seeing in this group more recently: Someone in the 13-15 age group talks about being an Atheist. Christians comment saying they're too young to claim...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Atheist problems 2014: When a Christian finds out you are an atheist and they ask you if you have ever seen "God's not Dead." And you have to explain why that is a terrible movie...
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F 8 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have read a lot of the stories in this group and would like to make a simple comment. I have only been an atheist for a couple of years but I think most of the comments here have...
    StacyJackson StacyJackson 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 23

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    Because of my beliefs, I am both an atheist and a believer. Saying that there is no god in this world, no one with power like that who is claimed to have made us, is something I...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I have identified as an atheist for the majority of my life. Well, more specifically, I went through a phase of being "spiritual but not religious" mostly due to the acceptance...
    liliuminterspinas liliuminterspinas 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 24

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    So have any of you seen the Atheist vs Christian fundraiser video by Jaclyn Glenn? It's a pretty spot on representation of the discrimination and misconceptions people have of the...
    SimplyAtheist SimplyAtheist 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 2

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    I am a atheist but I respect religion opinions. Just as long as y don't force it on me. Same with atheist people to others
    Overdrive18 Overdrive18 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 4

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    Something I'll never understand is why some Christians think being an Atheist is so bad. Say they're right. Say, when we die, we have to stand before God. Would God really condemn...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 9

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    User Adstars asked why I brought him back into the group by posting his message to me for everyone to see (with that "I'm 'honored' you're talking about me because it proves I'm...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 10

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    My cousin owns a Mellow Mushroom in Alabama, and she offers a 15% discount to people who brig in a church bulletin in Sundays. This is illegal, and also offensive to me, as clear...
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F 15 Responses Oct 12

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    My children were raised to respect the church and Christianity. They were encouraged to attend church and all of them have at some point. 4 of my children have embraced God and 1...
    aulaLaine aulaLaine 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 12