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I Am An Atheist Feminist

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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...
    LydiaEncyclopedia LydiaEncyclopedia 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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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...
    neutralforce neutralforce 21-25, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2007

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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...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 Aug 13, 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...
    ZenPseudo ZenPseudo 22-25 5 Responses Jan 7, 2011

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    Fearless -
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    Acceptance/ignorance - It worries me a lot that many people have a hard time accepting the facts that: 1. I don't believe in god. 2. I never will. 3. I am a feminist, but NOT a man...
    LikeRamonaThroughSubspace LikeRamonaThroughSubspace 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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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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    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...
    CallipygianVenus CallipygianVenus 21-25, F 8 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    Ayaan Hirsi Ali -
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Sep 22, 2012

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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...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 4 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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    Tribute To Wangari Maathai -  
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 Sep 26, 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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    Stop The Nonsense -  
    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...
    sswirls sswirls 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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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...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 3 Responses Apr 24, 2011

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    Nope, calling atheism an entire religion is just like calling theism a religion- i.e., Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Hinduism would all be classed as one big religion. There are...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I don't think that most people know what being a feminist really means. People just assume you're an angry, lesbian who hates men. Or if not a lesbian, then a *****. Women feel...
    jadakaii jadakaii 31-35, F 5 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I'm Atheist and I do think most Atheist make fun of religion. I usually don't yell out "I'm Atheist" due to many believers telling me "you are going to burn in hell for not...
    Inlovewithtecher Inlovewithtecher 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Decided to join a couple of atheist forums sites to maybe meet and talk to some other atheists... don't know why I bothered all I found on there was groups of hate filled whiny...
    Waywardsilence Waywardsilence 41-45, M 12 Responses Mar 30

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    I actually love feminism and I think it was a wise choice for me to actually start looking at gender norms and stereotypes. Since I started chatting with other feminists, I've...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 28

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    It seems that many of the people on this page are not feminists; they're misandrists. Feminism is about equality, freedom and choice, not female supremacy. That is what I, as a...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 13 Responses Apr 1

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    So I read a story today in which a girl claimed that she was an agnostic atheist, and that it's possible to be an agnostic christian, or agnostic catholic, etc. etc. Atheism is the...
    airisfleeting airisfleeting 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I am often asked what the meaning of my name is. A long time ago when I was new here, I answered this question on my whiteboard. I'll copy and paste it here for those that are...
    AtheistsForJesus AtheistsForJesus 22-25, M Apr 4

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    I told my mother, whom I don't have a very close relationship with, that I am Gender fluid. She told me she accepted me. Sometimes she denies that I am fluid in ways that I mostly...
    n00d13 n00d13 13-15 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Being an atheist is okay. Being an atheist and shaming religions and spirituality as silly and not real is not okay. Being a Christian is okay. Being homophobic, misogynistic...
    Ohxoxo Ohxoxo 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I am not sure who I am anymore. Agnostic seems the be the closest description for me, yet, I don't feel it is quite right. I have always not liked being in the gray area, and being...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I dislike most atheists, not because they don't believe in religion, or that they are not spiritual in any way, but because most (not all) are so god damn arrogant and narrow...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 7

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    Everyone is born an atheist. I was born as an atheist and have remained as such.
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have recently admitted to myself that I am atheist. I think I was for a while I was just too scared to let people know, especially since I am living with a bunch of Catholics. I...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 4 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I'm a feminist. I love equality. There's still lots of inequality in the world and in society. Lots of stereotypes and harsh laws and overall horrible things happening to people...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    When I was young like most children I believed in god, Jesus and all that. However looking back at my school years I had no choice. We were always told that god was real and that...
    Robuk1991 Robuk1991 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 27

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    Ive been an atheist for a few years now. I think religion causes a lot of hatred and wars between people. However i do have a lot respect for Buddhism, Hinduism, Wicca, and...
    AaronIsaac AaronIsaac 16-17, M 8 Responses Mar 30

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    I'm tired of people thinking I'm a bad person because I'm atheist. I love helping others and I've never done anything to hurt anyone. I hate the separation between people that...
    InfiniteEnd InfiniteEnd 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Despite I'm an atheist, I'm not a person goes around and put down people religion. What a person wants to believe in is their own business. Most people I that I know believes in...
    ChillyWilly82 ChillyWilly82 31-35, M 5 Responses Apr 5

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    I am an atheist. I don't see any logical explanation for a god. But I don't go around telling everyone what to believe. I think people should believe whatever they want to. I'll...
    xsiriusblackkx xsiriusblackkx 13-15, F 8 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm an atheist and I respect peoples beliefs as long as they don't harm anyone else. But I think it's really negligent to put yours or other peoples problems on god or Jesus...
    Garrett1212 Garrett1212 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Yep, it's true. Remember at 16 being scolded when I commented, it was relevant to the conversation, that I was an atheist. Thought it rude since I was expected to respect the...
    chparker chparker 31-35, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I find it amusing that when people find out I'm an Atheist they assume I have no morals or ethics.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 37 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I'm just really skeptical. I don't really believe in the Christian idea of a God, but I wouldn't go as far as to say that there isn't some higher power or being—whether it be a...
    Littleorphanorange Littleorphanorange 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    This is a bit odd, as I work in a religious environment.
    jumpersforgoalposts jumpersforgoalposts 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Great things can be accomplished when women are empowered, particularly in an ideal environment in which they can be able to do so. Abuse and misogyny are not conditions that I...
    weskeralbert weskeralbert 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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      When you grow up as a girl, the world tells you the things that you are supposed to be: emotional, loving, beautiful, wanted. And then when you are those things, the world...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I am all for equality and everything, but I hate how it's getting used against women these days. Like women having to pay alimony and child support. Those laws were meant for...
    EducatedGoddess EducatedGoddess 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 31

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    Everyone knows that the only things women enjoy are having periods and making my damn dinner! (Looks for a sarcastic smiley..can't find one..hopes people figure it out all by...
    rocketman84 rocketman84 26-30, M Apr 7

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    Someone message me!! i want to talk about this one baby doll that was taken off the market but it won't let me post because apparently b**** are sexual objects before they're a...
    godhatesfacts godhatesfacts 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Feminism might have meant something decades ago, when women didn't legally have equal rights alongside men. But ever since that changed, the image of Feminism has been taking a...
    SlickGracey SlickGracey 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's really annoying and hypocritical. I have a friend on facebook, and all she does is spam everyone with her beliefs. She bashes people who don't agree with her, and she doesn't...
    lookwhaticando lookwhaticando 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Simply because its how I want to be, I don't need or want to follow a religion I neither want or need those rules and laws to dictate how to live my life, I don't need or want a...
    Waywardsilence Waywardsilence 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    ...but you know, I'd like things to be different. Wouldn't it be splendid if there were an avuncular omnipotent presence watching and guiding benignly? There isn't though, is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 19