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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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    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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    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 5 Responses May 31, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Oh my gosh. I just say someone say, " An atheist is an atheist until the plane goes down, just like a feminist is a feminist until she finds a husband." I completely forget that...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 12 Responses a week ago

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    Why I'm my an atheist? Good question and I'll be happy to answer it. I view religion as a man made fantasy dating back to primitive times as a system of control for those who wish...
    Kaiboy Kaiboy 18-21, M 9 hrs ago

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    I'm not an Atheist. I do lean more to the side of science by far though. I'm agnostic-atheist. I respect other people's beliefs as long as they do the same for me. I don't have...
    Wynnieskye Wynnieskye 16-17, F 7 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Atheists eat babies. I always found that statement amusing. In fact, whenever someone comes to my door to talk about there religion, I say, "I can't talk right now. I have a baby...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 6 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Fem·i·nism noun The advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. Now, as a feminist, I am widely misunderstood. I do not hate...
    infinitelyintospace infinitelyintospace 16-17, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am NOT a feminist because I am not a victim. I never have, nor will I ever, see myself as a victim. I am not subjugated, controlled, or misled by the male population. I can wear...
    Meriyne Meriyne 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I am NOT a feminist because I am not a victim. I never have, nor will I ever, see myself as a victim. I am not subjugated, controlled, or misled by the male population. I can wear...
    Meriyne Meriyne 18-21, F Aug 12

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    A day in the life of a feminist: Feminist: "Feminism is about gender equality!" Anti-feminist: "You're a liar. Feminism is all about hatred and contempt against men." Secret...
    SourQueen SourQueen 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    What exactly is the point of the anti-feminists coming into the "I Am a Feminist" group and announcing that they disagree with feminism ? Who cares ? You have that right, and there...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 4 Responses Aug 6

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    Ever since I first discovered what feminism was as a child, I always thought that no good person would have anything bad to say about it. After all, it has massively shaped...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    I recently joined an organization in my school. Literally almost 99% of the students in our school are theists. In this organization, we have this motto about God, I forgot what it...
    purplesprinkles purplesprinkles 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 15

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    I am an Atheist, and I am seeing many Christians abusing this label on here to spread their message. I am not the type of person to attack someone or beat them down for their...
    UntimelySoul UntimelySoul 18-21, T 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    This made me laugh out loud. I love women like this. Why are anti-feminists good looking but feminists are almost always ugly rejects? >inb4 angry wave of feminists jump in
    Eniri Eniri 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    You're a feminist....I'm a feminist....follow me on IG the_feminist_slut
    ConfidentLee ConfidentLee 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Quit using the term 'feminazi.' Just because I am a feminist does not make me a holier-than-thou, man-hating, angry broad that believes females are the superior sex. Yes, women...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    So generally - you guys ( atheist) don't have a fixed code of description? meaning one code of conduct , one definition of who you are as a person? beliefs? just as how a...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M 14 Responses 1 day ago

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    How many feminists does it take to change a lightbulb? ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­ ­Zero. Feminists can't change anything. ­ lol'd hard at that. It's just a joke though so don't anybody...
    XeroGraphic XeroGraphic 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    My husband is a feminist & I love getting to know feminist women.
    ChattyCathy80 ChattyCathy80 31-35, F Aug 2

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    I am a feminist and I'm submissive in bed. I had a friend over who brought a friend, let's call her Jen. I'm very open about sex so naturally, on "girls night," the conversation...
    Scal92 Scal92 18-21, F 14 Responses Aug 6

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    The other day a couple of friends, my boyfriend, and I went to a sex shop for various things. As we were checking out, I somehow made a feminist comment and the cashier (who was...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    A common reason some women don't believe feminism is needed is because they don't feel oppressed. Admittedly, I haven't been oppressed either. I'm rarely cat called. No one grabs...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am not an angry person. I don't think my life sucks, I don't think that everything I do is looked down upon since I am a woman, because nowadays and where I am from it is a much...
    jentile jentile 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am not Atheist nor am I religious I guess you can say I'm in the middle of the two.. I just wanted to say that I think it's both ridiculous and very childish that both Atheist...
    TheFlamingPhoenix TheFlamingPhoenix 18-21, M 13 Responses Aug 3

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    I used to be purely atheist, but I am not so sure anymore. I am open to the idea of religion, but I doubt heavily that there is a god. I guess I just hope there is a heaven or some...
    heapograss heapograss 22-25, M Aug 7

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    I find it funny when some refer to me or groups of atheists as "those atheist people" as if we're of a different breed of human. We are no less mortal than they for our lack of...
    RianBennett RianBennett 16-17, F 15 Responses a week ago

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    I hate judge mental people. I hate them Christians that try knocking on your doors, then ones on the internet ones tryna force religion down your throat. However it goes both ways...
    Zoewithoutthei Zoewithoutthei 16-17, F 16 Responses 6 days ago

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    I posted this in a thread as a response to another EPer who is both scientific and religious. As that thread was owned by someone who deletes my posts I am posting my own thread...
    experimed experimed 51-55, M 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yes, I'm an atheist. So what about it? I respect other peoples religious view but don't try and change my views. Just because I'm an atheist doesn't mean i am a satinist. You...
    alysharoberts25 alysharoberts25 13-15, F 11 Responses Jul 29

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    I'm an Atheist, but that doesn't make me a bad person! It simply means that I don't have any beliefs. Nor do I judge people who do. We are all different people! So we are free to...
    Kaytee120 Kaytee120 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 29

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    I came out as an atheist about a year ago. I was raised Baha'i and never was interested in religion and found out for myself the truth as we atheists know is reality. I wasn't...
    iamhsk iamhsk 26-30, F 11 Responses Jul 30

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    One thing that troubled me with a recent gathering of atheists near me was how thinking and political the discussion was. Beyond supporting each other in terms of noting the...
    experimed experimed 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    The reason y I'm a atheist, when I was 12 a lot of bad things were going on and I lost my Faith in god and I'm a good person, and that's y I'm a atheist
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M 18 Responses Aug 15

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    Everytime before I go on date with girl. I try n find out if she is religious or not, or how religious. Alot of times, as soon as they find out I'm atheist. I'm not the nice guy...
    nanook30 nanook30 26-30, M 12 Responses a week ago

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    are atheists really treated that bad in the usa or is that just people making a big deal out of it ? if you mention here that you are an atheist most people will just shrug and...
    Marceline2000 Marceline2000 18-21, F 36 Responses a week ago