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I Am An Atheist Feminist

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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 1 Response Sep 22, 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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    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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    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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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 Sep 26, 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 8 Responses Sep 21

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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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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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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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    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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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 5 Responses May 31, 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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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Nov 2

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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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    Related Experiences

    For many years I was reluctant to refer to myself as a feminist, not because I disagreed with feminist goals or values, but because I felt I had not done enough to earn the...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    i have posted this elsewhere as a comment, but someone has asked me to promote it to being a story. First, let’s split the world up into theists and atheists. A theist is anyone...
    newjaninev2 newjaninev2 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 26

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    Lets go over some Religious arguments shall we? Should be quite fun. I do want to quickly say something before we begin. This group has grown hugely since I was last here, we only...
    SomeBloke616 SomeBloke616 16-17, M 12 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm going to attempt to explain a few concepts that go through my mind regarding the atheism vs religion debate. First of all, I have a catholic friend, and whenever I try to have...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 27

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    I believe in equal rights. Aka, feminist. Because that's how words work. I hate it when people say "oh I believe in equal rights but I'm not a feminist". Because seriously? Do you...
    brokenbutalive brokenbutalive 13-15, T 3 Responses Nov 20

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    Yes I am a feminist, simply because I think it's wrong that people think since I don't have a penis I'm worth less than a man. Why does a penis or a vagina have to determine how I...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 10 Responses Nov 27

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    I believe that females and makes should be equal, so I guess I am a feminist. To be honest the word feminist is pretty scary, because even when I think of feminists I think of...
    Angelyn2097 Angelyn2097 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    My enthusiasm about my lack of belief seems to go through stages. At first, when I realized I had been taught to believe a lie my entire life, I felt angry and betrayed, and felt...
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 23

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    I saw gods not dead and feel like talking about it. I thought it was mildly entertaining and the acting was pretty good, which surprised me because I hated Kevin Sorbo in Hercules...
    tom45000 tom45000 41-45, M 10 Responses a week ago

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    I am an atheist, and I am happy. Except I lost friends because of it. You see, I go to a catholic school and a lot of people there are catholic. My one "friend kept telling me to...
    RunawayBelle3 RunawayBelle3 13-15, F 6 Responses Nov 20

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    I dislike talking to Christians about transsexualism. Even the ones that attempt to be nice about it. The one I usually get from family is "God does not make mistakes." Correct. A...
    MissMadHatter MissMadHatter 18-21, T 31 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Did you know that some people think that the feminist movement should put a ban on pornographyy? I'm not saying it's the best thing in the world, but I don't agree that it should...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 20

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    Do any real feminists actually find Dr. Taylor's shirt offensive? And if you do, do you think there was any justification for going after him like that? Is allowing his incredible...
    CannibleCorps CannibleCorps 26-30, M 7 Responses Nov 25

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    See a Psychiatrist! Almost every day, I receive a message at my inbox from some new guy who insists on calling me “mistress” and describes his fantasies in details to me with...
    Woudziniska Woudziniska 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    This is to swordofevil Since you blocked me, and for all the women on the feminist EP. I am sure the majority of women on here understand the true meaning of feminism. We aren...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 29

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    if you are a male and no feminist you don't deserve to be loved. if you are a woman and no feminist you are just dumb
    ninaaaaaaaaxo ninaaaaaaaaxo 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 5

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    I am a male feminist because I think women deserve the same rights as men. They should not have old male politicians dictating if they can have abortions or not. Women should be...
    nob3330 nob3330 31-35 4 Responses Dec 7

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    W'Feminism', as a word is so insidious and interfering. As a philosophy or ideology it has interfered everywhere so there are many definitions of it. So bloggers can rant on and on...
    theleopard theleopard 66-70 4 days ago

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    People usually think feminist means they hate men its completely wrong I think all are same if they are human. well as I read somewhere Feminist theory is one of the major...
    chi2592 chi2592 22-25, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I consider myself to be Christian, but believe in things that the more hardcore Christian would probably condemn me to hell for (don't worry, I will address that merry band of...
    SuperheroFanboy SuperheroFanboy 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 21

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    When I first decided I was an atheist, I was probably about eleven or twelve years old. It seems too young to be deciding my religion, but I feel that I did well. I decided God...
    soutson soutson 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    Dillusional EP member. This story has appeared. It's poster (who has me blocked) says that his comments are based on observation. "If you're an atheist to lord your atheism over...
    desopaws desopaws 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 3

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    That being said, I am sick and tired of the lack of respect and lack of class that atheists have been showing. I grew up in an atheist home, and I had never heard these idiotic...
    Dezireesdesire Dezireesdesire 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    The argument for or against God is difficult and rather irrelevant. God is about faith, science is about observation, evidence, repeatable, testable, measurable experimentation...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 35 Responses Dec 4

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    Last year there was a dispute on Facebook between my friend and her family. Her mother kept going on Facebook to talk bad about her. When I defended her, as did her other friends...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Merry Christmas to all Atheists and cross-bearing Christians. I hope I'm not too early but I heard Band Aid on the radio and got all excited that Santa was coming. So a few...
    desopaws desopaws 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 20

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    I've always been an atheist. I never believed anything told. I always questioned everything. As time went on, I noticed how easy it is to pick out all the flaws. I noticed how all...
    AceOtana AceOtana 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 25

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    But I haven't always been. I was adopted as an infant into an incredibly religious home. My parents took me on mission trips growing up. My mother was a Sunday School teacher...
    JMcFarland13 JMcFarland13 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    I'm a 16 year old boy, an atheist and I was born into an extremely religious Muslim family in Egypt, where you could go to jail for being an atheist. I have to lie a lot everyday...
    iamabibliophile iamabibliophile 16-17, M 13 Responses Nov 29

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    Atheism 2.0 by Alain BottonWhat aspects of religion should atheists (respectfully) adopt? Alain de Botton, British writer, philosopher, and television presenter, suggests a...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I think it’s interesting that most Christians I know use their religion to justify their fear/hate of others. They preach against interracial relationships, interfaith...
    greenacres33 greenacres33 46-50, F 9 Responses Dec 4

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