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I Am An Atheist Feminist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 146 People

    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 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2007

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Sep 22, 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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    From a biological viewpoint,

    patriarchal religion denied women the natural rights of every other mammalian female: the right to choose her stud, to control the circumstances of her mating, to occupy and govern her own nest, or to refuse all males when preoccupied with the important business of raising her...
    T055 T055 16-17, F Jan 4

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Nov 2, 2014

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    I don't believe in perfection,

    as a reality, and as an ideal. We find satisfaction in dealing with imperfection, we create humour out of imperfection, we develop communication thanks to imperfection.
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Apr 13

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 5 Responses May 31, 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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    It took a month for Kubra Khademi to get the

    armour made exactly to her design; hours spent with a quiet, patient metalworker who usually made stoves.The performance artist was an unusual customer on a street of dusty workshops in Kabul, where she chose her craftsman for his lack of curiosity about the outrageous steel...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 2 Responses Mar 12

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 Sep 26, 2011

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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 18-21, F 8 Responses Feb 6, 2008

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Apr 24

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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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    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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    Beauty is that moment

    when you stop being busy, you stop and see what coincidence has put together. Things that could belong elsewhere, things that will probably be dissociated soon. They remind you of other times, other places. They are here, for you to see or not to see. Transient like you. Fragile...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Apr 11

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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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    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 3 Responses Jul 29, 2012

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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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    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 6 Responses Sep 21, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    I live in a very small Texas bible town. There are more churches in this town than pretty much any other kind of business. I recently came out as an atheist and the backlash has...
    tlarue tlarue 22-25, M 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    OK so I don't want to write this to get flack from other feminists this is just more of a rant. I am on Netflix a lot. Kind of a film junkie I guess it is more of an artistic...
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Another attempt of the war on women: Might I say I am also happy I am atheist. This is silly we are not a third word, if this doesn't drive women to become atheists I don't know...
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Article I found worth reading--------------------------------------------------One of the most common derisive taunts thrown at feminists – and one of the oldest – is...
    westsideblues1 westsideblues1 41-45, F 3 Responses May 11

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    Welcome to IN THE FEMI-NEWS! Is domestic violence humorous? This audience sure thinks so.Article: http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/jeremy-kyle-slams-audience-laughing...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 4 Responses May 13

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    It is a mistake to lump all people together as being the same, simply because they identify as "X", whatever that aspect may be. I'm not saying all stereotypes are wrong, bad, or...
    FindmeHoldmeLoveme FindmeHoldmeLoveme 18-21 4 Responses May 22

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    I am both. I am a humanist and a feminist. I call myself both because I feel like both genders have equal worries. The stereotypes placed on guys can be just as harmful. But when...
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 2 Responses May 3

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    How to defeat an atheist in an argument. (And win) 1. Start out by making the most ridiculous claim you can come up with. This will confuse the atheist. If you do not have an...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4 16-17 25 Responses May 22

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    An excerpt from the answers in genesis site ZombieMcChrist was talking about. Teaching Religion is Child Abuse Atheist Richard Dawkins claims that teaching children to accept...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 11 Responses May 16

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    This shouldn't have to be said. You're not a feminist who doesn't hate men, you're just a feminist. If you hate men, you're not a feminist, and shouldn't call yourself one. Jesus.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been an atheist my whole life, I could never buy the religious nonsense. I know the term 'agnostic atheist' isn't really necessary seeing as an atheist is simply someone who...
    AceOtana AceOtana 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    There is a hotline atheist project.(Please do keep in mind though that I am not familiar with any of these links however they may help whoever is in need of help. It doesnt...
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 3 Responses May 1

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    There's no such thing as a middle ground between believing and not believing. That would be like having a light swith with an on position, an off position, and a third (quantum...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat 51-55, T 9 Responses May 11

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    ​British company trolls feminists for fun and profit. Misogynists or financial geniuses? Let's take a look...Article: https://archive.is/9alhfSo to sum it up, there is this...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 4 Responses May 1

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    Yet another article on brainwashing your son early.Article: https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/10-ways-moms-of-sons-can-make-the-world-better-for-116040029973.htmlI'll just quickly...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 2 Responses May 3

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    "If you think a man's right to svx is more important than a woman's right to her own body, then bend over and let them fvck you"Great quote! And no before the anti feminists get...
    ZombieMcChrist ZombieMcChrist 26-30, F 2 Responses May 5

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    I think being a feminist isn't about women wanting to be better then men, but having everyone be equal. I'm not gonna yell at a guy for offering to pay for a meal, but I would like...
    sullygirl611 sullygirl611 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    Feminists turn their fellow women into sex objects...When I see a pretty woman in public, I appreciate it. I think to myself "Wow, she's hot" as in, she is a woman who is also...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 4 Responses May 9

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    Feminist SJW gets dismantled by proud bearded man in a debate: Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CgQITcfJd0 As you can see, the feminist hivelord is completely unable to...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    "HEY GUYS JOSH FEUERSTEIN HERE TO TELL YOU PEOPLE ABOUT ATHEISTS AND CHRISTMAS. YOU GUYS HAVE TO KNOW THAT ATHEISTS CANT CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS AT ALL SINCE CHRISTMAS IS A DAY CREATED...
    kurtjaeger kurtjaeger 16-17, M 7 Responses May 13

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    I'll try not to go too long with this. I am an atheist, but not a very good one if judged by other atheists. - I like Christians who recognize my right to be an atheist as I...
    SunnyJohansen3 SunnyJohansen3 26-30, F 1 Response May 13

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    If we can get enough atheists to speak out against religious bigotry, politicians will take notice and think twice about making laws to impose this bigotry on everyone. I've been...
    SamSungGuy SamSungGuy 46-50, M 2 Responses May 2

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    OK so yesterday we wrote one from the big final tests which every student have to pass at the end of the high school. This one was from Czech (my native language) literature and...
    MechovPunx MechovPunx 18-21, M 7 Responses