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I Am An Atheist Feminist

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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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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Sep 22, 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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2007

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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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    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 Jul 24, 2013

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Mar 12

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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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    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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    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 Sep 26, 2011

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    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise 41-45 1 Response Nov 2, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    I'm starting to really have a hard time being comfortable with calling myself a feminist. Don't get my wrong, if we're going by it's textbook definition and core belief of...
    blackroses75 blackroses75 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    1 in 3 women will experience violence, as a feminist this statistic is unacceptable and more people should be aware of this.
    CaitlinMartha CaitlinMartha 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I am an atheist because I have seen science first-hand. I am atheist because I love my human race, and believe they deserve my compassion, understanding, and respect more than a...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 10

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    Men’s Involvement in FeminismThere’s a divide among feminists on the issue of men’s involvement in the movement. Some people strongly feel that men should...
    samanthathegreat samanthathegreat 31-35, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am a true atheist not to be confused with being an atheist. I don't believe in god by any means. I am accept everyone for who they are no matter their religion. My number one...
    Sesshomaru031 Sesshomaru031 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Recently, I have been thinking about a subject within feminism that bugs me: Choosing to be a stay-at-home mom is wrong. The President has even said he does not want stay-at-home...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Can we PLEASE stop reacting to the "feminist stereotype" that Anti-feminists love to talk about like it's an insult? Some do fit that profile and it makes no sense_as a feminist_...
    faeriepool faeriepool 18-21 2 Responses Mar 15

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    You know, I was just like the anti-feminists 2 years ago. I didn't think that feminism stood for equality. Later, I conceded that it was the feminists I didn't like. You know what...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm just wondering if atheists argue with people who have beliefs other than Christian? I always see Atheists and Christians arguing on every social network I'm on...some...
    Kayloves060814 Kayloves060814 22-25, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    Atheists need to chill the **** out! Just because people choose to believe in something more that meaningless. Personally I feel a lot of Atheists feel inferior - like they wish...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M Mar 11

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    For the best word I am an atheist I like naming off what I do or don't believe. do I believe in god(s)? No but does that make people who do inferior yes. Now all you wonderful...
    Savions Savions 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 11

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    To a theist, an atheist is claiming there is no god. And this is why they have such a problem with us. The trouble with this is an atheist is not (or at least should not) claiming...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 20 Responses Mar 13

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    I'm an atheist and I just want to know why Christians think that we are so horrible? What did we do? Nothing, we believe in equal rights for everyone and don't believe in an...
    BeYourOwn BeYourOwn 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    If it wasn't for feminists like Christina Hoff Sommers, I would still believe, because of my interactions with Tumblr feminists, that feminism is an unjust hate movement against...
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M Mar 10

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    To all the male feminists here:We've all heard the old chestnut that "feminism cares about men too!" And how they care. Male Feminists I want you to realize something. These people...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I am a feminist. However, I do not believe that women should dominate the political and social world. Men are not barbaric or completely ignorant creatures. If you believe this...
    lunarsolar36 lunarsolar36 13-15, T 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I would like some of the feminist hive lords to address this article:http://cnsnews.com/news/article/barbara-hollingsworth/bachelor-nation-70-men-aged-20-34-are-not-marriedSingle...
    MSD390 MSD390 22-25, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Anti-Atheist Apologists. There have been a number of people inviting themselves onto this group to tell us that we are a load of closet believers with a strong need to over...
    desopaws desopaws 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 10

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    For the lack of a better word I am an atheist I dislike naming off what I do or don't believe do I believe in god(s) no but does that make people who do inferior no. Now all you...
    Sesshomaru031 Sesshomaru031 16-17, M 8 Responses Mar 11

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    The argument that Atheists have no morals is something I find both sad and funny. It's true. As an Atheist, I have no morals. Just this morning I murdered 3 people because I don't...
    AgentSean AgentSean 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Dear Theists, Please do us all a courtesy and remove the following questions and statements from your repertoire: ---- "It takes as much effort and faith to not believe in God as...
    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F 14 Responses Mar 13

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    I have been having some awkwardness with my religious older sister. I'm not a closeted atheist, but I also don't announce it everywhere and to everyone. If people put two and two...
    Leannaix Leannaix 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    Now, I am an atheist, I cannot deny this, but I'm getting rather tired of the infantile method of preaching that I've been subject to to either side of the argument. There can be...
    WytW0lf WytW0lf 22-25, M 8 Responses Mar 17

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    So, atheists have no morals? Christians burned witches. Hitler said, 'I believe I am doing the work of the Lord.' Christians use the Bible to justify their hatred toward...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Just venting.As a believer it is not my job to push/force anyone into believing in God because God does not force any of us to follow him. It is my job to at least express my...
    imustdevourthysoul imustdevourthysoul 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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