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
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Feb 6, 2008

    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    1 Response Apr 24, 2015
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    Sep 26, 2011
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    5 Responses May 31, 2012

    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

    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

    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, 2015

    Why the two causes are linked.

    Why would it make more sense for humans to explain the complexity of life by postulating the existence of one single entity whence life on earth emerged? Could it be a form of indirect solipsism by which our own conscience is projected unto the image/ concept of an omnipotent...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2015

    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, 2015

    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

    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
    4 Responses Sep 21, 2014
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    1 Response Jul 24, 2013

    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
    3 Responses Apr 11, 2015

    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

    I read this article published in March 28,

    2015, it's called 'Confessions of a black atheist'(CNN) "I am atheist -- and I am black. Yes, we exist -- even if many in the media sometimes don't notice us. In a CNN special that aired on Tuesday, for example, people of color were not as well-represented as American atheism...
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    1 Response Dec 12, 2015

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 17, 2007

    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

    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

    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
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    1 Response Nov 2, 2014
    EarthlingWise EarthlingWise
    41-45
    1 Response Sep 22, 2012

    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
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2009

    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, 2015

    Related Experiences

    I LOVE ALL OF YOU SO MUCH! D'''': DON'T FORGET ME! FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER! I'M ALSO ON VENT WITH THE SAME USERNAME AS HERE! AHHHHH!!!!
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie
    22-25, F
    4 Responses a week ago
    Farewell, my godless friends. EP is reaching it's final hours.
    MegaManX97 MegaManX97
    18-21, M
    a week ago
    Long shot I no as we will all be gone from this site very shortly. But looking for someone I use to speak to on here, long story short my account got lost. My name is Flora and I...
    HighHopes07 HighHopes07
    18-21, F
    1 Response a week ago
    Goodbye, and thanks for all the fish!
    TooInnocent333 TooInnocent333
    26-30, M
    1 Response a week ago
    So long EP and the people I've met here. For what it may be worth, some of us have set up shop on appliestome.com. I'm there with the same name. I'm also on answermug.com for...
    Jimmy805 Jimmy805
    66-70, M
    2 Responses Apr 19
    so my daughter has been coming home talking about the devil a lot. kids in her class obviously have parents who are very religious. she points out crosses now and tells me "those...
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie
    22-25, F
    14 Responses Apr 18
    okay so I'm not getting on that much anymore because of the impending doom and all that. but hey, guys? this. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tDDAa1If-u4
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 17
    Feminism is completely different from misandry. We do not believe that women are better than men - and we never have been that way. Lets define feminism, shall we? "The advocacy...
    Sanghelios Sanghelios
    13-15, T
    2 Responses Apr 17
    Before this site goes down, are there any atheists here who I can talk to. Right now, I am infuriated to the core and can only talk to other atheists.
    MegaManX97 MegaManX97
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Apr 16
    Judge dismisses Flying Spaghetti Monster religion as parody http://www.bigstory.ap.org/article/0e86370312964bfabd1f0da3863786f1/judge-dismisses-flying-spaghetti-monster-religion...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 15
    New experience project is coming up and I get to still read posts from a page simpler to this. My new username will be hellbent.
    Mightypenguin100 Mightypenguin100
    16-17, M
    Apr 15
    Hey guys I don't know if you've heard but I got a message from an EP person saying there's a Mark II EP starting on the 8th. Check it out its: http://SimilarWords.com I've...
    SwampyStables SwampyStables
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Apr 14
    Appliestome.com is sorely lacking in atheists. Please join me http://appliestome.com/groups/profile/10853/atheists
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 12
    Just because I'm in a bad mood doesn't mean I'm on my period
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 12
    There was this guy who said my boyfriend is actually a woman because he cleans our house without me having to give him a blow job. Masculinity. So frail.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 11
    Goodbye EP. As my parting statement, if there's any question as to whether I really don't believe in any god(s), this succinctly sums it up for me. Enjoy! https://m.youtube.com...
    KatieTreat KatieTreat
    51-55, T
    2 Responses Apr 11
    Satan: because without a scapegoat, you might have to take personal responsibility for your own actions
    ScissorhandsFingeredMe ScissorhandsFingeredMe
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Apr 9
    I'm as against raping children's bodies as I am against raping children's minds.
    SwampyStables SwampyStables
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Apr 8
    This guy called me "delicious" and expected me to take it as a compliment. I am a person, not a sandwich
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Apr 8
    A female pornstar accused her colleague of rape and now she's dead
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 7
    Anyone heard of ExperienceAgain.com?
    SwampyStables SwampyStables
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Apr 7
    Why do women get upset when a man reject her? Women reject men all the time, men are never upset about it. Men are used to it! Just because your gender is different, does not mean...
    cracklecradle cracklecradle
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Apr 7
    I quit answermug because the admins deleted some of my groups and a post where I called a religious nutbag's attack on atheists "stupid". LOL. I read thru their policy and all it...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 6
    There are days like today, where the staring into the void becomes numbing and I ponder my mortality. Today, when work, school, and life seems so stressful, filled with so much...
    Savions Savions
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 6
    I am an Equalist. I believe in the equality of all people [and animals, should it come to that. Mutants, and all] and only judge someone for who they are within.
    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf
    18-21, M
    Apr 6
    Whether we like to believe it or not, God is an idea as far as we know. And like all ideas, we can all have our own interpretations and ways of imagining it. For example, I don't...
    Darktooth41 Darktooth41
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Apr 5
    God's not dead sounds like a satirical comedy when you give any reasonably intelligent individual the description. It sounds like a joke, it sounds like a juvenalian attack on...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4
    18-21
    1 Response Apr 5
    Well it looks like geordano and humanist are back at it again with ******* people off. I mean you got me over here talking **** about atheists in an incredibly sarcastic tone...
    MeadowLark4 MeadowLark4
    18-21
    3 Responses Apr 5
    Today maybe the first day I'm happy EP disclosing so pedophiles like geordanobruno and humanist321 don't have access to underage kids here. Thank you EP. Why these sickos are...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Apr 4
    I use the term "atheist" reluctantly. I'll explain why below. But first I want to quote from someone who posted under this category whose account has been deleted so I can't give...
    Humanist321 Humanist321
    70+, M
    10 Responses Apr 4
    There are some atheists on this site who are irrational and not interested in the possibility that there are views different than their narrow-minded view of what atheism means...
    Humanist321 Humanist321
    70+, M
    Apr 4
    This image is for Humanist321 (or anyone else for that matter) when he claims to be Christian and atheist at the same time.
    KatieTreat KatieTreat
    51-55, T
    3 Responses Apr 4
    Redeeming the time cannot be justified why useless debates about Atheism either in Christian Groups or Atheist groups, people have the right in a democracy to not believe in the...
    churinga churinga
    70+, M
    Apr 3
    Friday was rough for us. I responded to something you said about my friends being jealous of me over you. I said it was more like pity for me. You bristled. I persisted. Obviously...
    lilimartelini lilimartelini
    51-55, F
    Apr 3
    A member of this group asked: "So EP is closing down. Where are we going to go in a month? Any ideas for similar social media?"I am an atheist, although I prefer non-theistic...
    Humanist321 Humanist321
    70+, M
    1 Response Apr 2
    I hate using new social media accounts because through no fault of my own i have boy parts and was born male and when they don't recognize me they hammer the block button so...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 2
    Humanist321 has decided that it's a good idea to use the atheist forum to advertise for young sexually confused boys to go to his creepy website. I raised an objection to this on...
    extraneous1 extraneous1
    51-55
    7 Responses Apr 2
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