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I Am An Atheist Feminist

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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 3 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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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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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 Sep 26, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Sep 21

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I just watched "The Unbelievers" last night. You can find it on Netflix. I follows Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss around the world on a book tour. Dawkins is amazing...
    shygrant shygrant 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr 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...
    Badjesus Badjesus 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    You will hear feminists wherever you encounter them, bleating naively about fighting to dismantle the patriarchy. To a feminist, the patriarchy is an evil system which oppressed...
    lanavor22 lanavor22 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 20

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    I think a real feminist does not want to be more powerful than men. A real feminist does not wish to live in a world ruled by women. A real feminist does not judge men (or women...
    Amusec Amusec 22-25, F Sep 3

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    I'm so sad this group has several spammers and trolls now. The "I Am an Atheist" group had one for awhile so I hope the ones in this one disappear too.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 14

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    I am a feminist because I don't think it's right that, amidst all of my accomplishments & aspirations, I am not valid unless I've pro created or married. I am a feminist because...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 11

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt proud to be a feminist 42GREG GILMAN, THEWRAP.COMFIRST POSTED: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 11:22 PM EDT | UPDATED: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 11:42 PM EDTLOS ANGELES...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I just wanted to pay a little tribute to a much respected colleague, friend and man that I admired. Hugh Dotherty was an electrician, mechanic and and chief "Mr. Fixit" guy where...
    lanavor22 lanavor22 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 16

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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 a week ago

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    Alabama Atheist Attacked for Opposing Religious Display An atheist in Alabama has been facing vicious backlash ever since she raised her voice against a religious display inside...
    innosflew innosflew 22-25, M Sep 16

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    UK version of Jack Barnes held to account..... Troll Peter Nunn guilty of MP Stella Creasy rape tweets Peter Nunn Peter Nunn was found guilty of sending abusive tweets 'Troll...
    mikemcneil mikemcneil 46-50, M 5 Responses Sep 2

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    Some feminists really pi­ss me off. I was listening to the news today and they were talking about that new nail polish that changes colour in the presence of date rape drugs. The...
    DeadHeratic DeadHeratic 26-30, M 5 Responses Sep 3

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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 2 days ago

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    Okay. So a month or two ago, my mom and I were talking about religion. She absolutely hates the Mormon religion, because she doesn't understand what the religion is of, she only...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie 16-17, F 10 Responses Sep 3

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    The Bible. Christians take it too focused, and Atheists take it too unrealistic. What is the link? Is there any? YES!! If you look deep enough, Christians believe in atheist...
    Crayzelle Crayzelle 70+, M Sep 11

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    I don't want this to be misconstrued. I'm not a feminist that pushes for women's right WHILE degrading men. It's unnecessary. I've found it hard to push for women to be treated...
    CauseImMrBrightside CauseImMrBrightside 16-17, M Sep 7

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    Do you think a feminist church would be needed or could ever get popular? Considering that religion has always been important and will probably be in the foreseeable future as well...
    cucksome cucksome 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 8

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    It bothers me what so many people perceive as feminists. They think feminists are this group of rabid females who believe certain men are scum of the earth. You know, most if us...
    unravelling unravelling 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 10

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    I am appalled by this subversive self-objectification. You girls are meant to be feminists. Advocates for equality and female rights. And yet when you try to insult men who are...
    LivingForFreedom LivingForFreedom 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 14

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    I'm not anti feminist or for feminism. Who says what you can and can't do as a woman. It's all made up in the minds of people yet we are all the same. It's the feminists who...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Sep 17

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    I don't like how some guys would say something about a girl like "why are you so moody, is it that time of the month?" And I say "ahw come dude that's kinda rude" that guy always...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 6 Responses Sep 21

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    Hey guys I need help. I'm writing a paper on women's role in society and one of the questions asked if feminists are as strong today as they were back in the 1940s (I'm just going...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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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 7 Responses 6 days ago

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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 7 Responses 5 days ago

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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 15 hrs ago

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    I'm tired of militant atheists giving the rest of us a bad rap. They're opinionated, bigoted, intolerant hypocrites who shove their truth down other peoples' throats while...
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 5 Responses Sep 5

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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 5 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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    Hello. I can't take an opinion. If you disagree with me, I will attempt to silence you immediately by replying to your posts an overwhelming amount of times. If, however, you fail...
    DestinyEvelyn DestinyEvelyn 18-21, T 6 Responses Aug 30

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    The next time someone says that Atheists aren't discriminated against in the United States, remind them that there are some states that deny Atheists the right to hold public...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 31

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    So I have this problem I've grown up in a strongly catholic family. I never questioned my religion until a year ago when I got very interested in philosophy and stuff... Now I...
    marsbars30 marsbars30 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Being an atheist has been one of the best decisions if my life. I dont get reprimanded(as much) about what kind if music i listen to or stupid stuff like that. It helped me get...
    Ginnetty Ginnetty 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    My little sister just sent me a message going through the conversation my out mom was having with my 6 year old niece. She was teaching her about the bible and told her that some...
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 21

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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 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago