I Am Proud to Be a Feminist

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    Dancing, Working, Drinking And Rocking Out

    Friday. 9/12/2011. 11:09 am Good morning dear journal, I’m in a fairly decent mood. Nia was rather refreshing yesterday. A couple of new tracks and dances. It was my third lesson. I really apprec iated my Mum booking me driving lessons for my Birthday and decided that rather...
    loseresque loseresque
    18-21, F
    Dec 8, 2011

    So it seems that a certain MRA member is proud

    of the Mens Rights Movement,that He claims Is growing in India. Ive posted a few news items in this group that shows that the MRA,are predators for even trying to reach out in this country!If ever there was a place where feminist are needed its India.In my humble opinion JB,any...
    The1960texan The1960texan
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Jul 15, 2014

    So I finally got back from a therapy session

    with my doctor and it was there that I made a decision to confess to him my feelings. I told him everything from not only my need to be female, but also my need to be plus sized. How it is what I believe myself to be and how I want to just be a be left to forge my own life. For...
    AlexRoss789 AlexRoss789
    26-30, M
    Jul 28, 2015

    I get actually upset

    when I talk to women who say the cause I'm so passionate about is invalid. Who say that it's a mans right to catcall and harass a woman. Who say that body shaming is legitimate. I just had a long debate with my mother about it and after everything I fight for I'm astonished at...
    shellbyville33 shellbyville33
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 16, 2014

    I Stopped My Colleague From Abortion

    yes,am a feminist but not the frantic,extreme one.i love being a woman,i demand equal respect for both sexes and i cant tolerate it when there is any kind of discrimination based on gender. The experience that am going to share right now happened few monthsback. My colleague...
    kriya31 kriya31
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 7, 2012

    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 absolutely be a part of the fight for equality, while others reject male involvement and claim that men cannot identify as feminists...
    samanthathegreat samanthathegreat
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Mar 27, 2015

    Have you ever just sat around

    and what is your purpose and why hasn't it been filled. Well that is how I stumble upon feminism. The craziest thing was sometimes life forces your hand in the most peculiar way. I have always believed in woman's rights and I have always believed that men and women are not the...
    rae120 rae120
    22-25, F
    Jul 20, 2015

    I'm a sexually liberated feminist,

    and see no reason why we should be treated differently than men. Holding the door open on dates is nice for anyone women, or men alike. I don't see the reason why though if a women is sensual she is put to shame, and called a ****. Is there anything so wrong about the naked body...
    Precociouseyes Precociouseyes
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2013

    I Am Proud To Be A Feminist Looking For A Female For A Loving Anr Or Abf Relationship In Tampa Bay, Fl.

    I am a Single White Male Searching For Open Minded Female In Tampa Bay, Fl . i am a single white male age 58 searching for an open minded female in tampa bay, florida. if you are out there give me a buzz so that we can chat?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 28, 2013

    i'm confused and I want to find support.

    I'm not sure if I need feminism or not. If anyone can PM that would be nice <=(
    AlexRoss789 AlexRoss789
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2015

    a gay man destroying your identical narrative

    xD check out this video you won't because it will ruin your stupid-ed harpy logic :P https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiESisEL43c
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 13, 2015

    The Struggles Of Women...

       Since the dawn of humanity, man, as a whole, has sought to dominate over the female of the species. First he used his superior size and strength to physically bully women and weaker men into submission, and later used his established authority and power over other men to do...
    ladyrhiannon824 ladyrhiannon824
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 24, 2012

    man thinks feminist means gender equality.

    ...woman thinks feminist means women are better than men...men are useless...where is gender equality??
    jamieplease jamieplease
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Oct 15, 2015

    Feminism (as I Understand It)

    ...is about a woman's right to make choices about her future: Whether that means pursuing a career outside the home and going as far as she can in that arena, while staying single and childless Or staying at home, nurturing and raising a family, being a homemaker, pampering her...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    10 Responses May 28, 2012

    Thunder, Perfect Mind

    I got worried. I saw so much negativity about feminism, I wondered if I’d got it all wrong. Maybe I’d misunderstood; maybe I shouldn’t call myself a feminist. So I read up: Feminism is a collection of movements aimed at defining, establishing, and defending equal political...
    KatarinaVonSweet KatarinaVonSweet
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2012

    It's Not About Hating Anyone!!

    I still don't understand why so many people hate feminists. I just don't get it. Yes certain people have taken it too far but everyone in every single group in history is like that. Every group has those very few individuals that give the rest of the group a bad name. Please...
    closinginontheedge closinginontheedge
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2013

    Home» News» World News» Asia»

    India Woman killed over dowry 'every hour' in India A woman is killed every hour in India because her family failed to meet her husband and in-laws' demands for higher dowry payments and lavish gifts. By Dean Nelson in New Delhi 1:27PM BST 02 Sep 2013 Official figures from...
    The1960texan The1960texan
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jul 15, 2014

    Feminist/social Activist/should Be Sleeping

    Yes i'm a femmo,even tho i might be classified as male,have always believed in justice and inequality.Thing is,..every person is different,..so not equal as in the same,..but equally  deserving of respect and appreciation..Theres good and bad in everyone so  i ...
    ecpc ecpc
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 7, 2008

    Before I was unsure about

    whether I'm a feminist or not. But in introspection it seems to encompass everything I believe in. As a transwoman I should care about discrimination between all of us in the work place and in social circles. As a woman now I'm now supposed to abide by the norms of society. To...
    AlexRoss789 AlexRoss789
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 26, 2015

    I am all for equality

    and everything, but I hate how it's getting used against women these days. Like women having to pay alimony and child support. Those laws were meant for womens benefit and now they are turning them around on us. Its also unfair the number of women that are losing custody of...
    EducatedGoddess EducatedGoddess
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Mar 31, 2014

    It seems to me,that equality should not be

    that hard of a concept to get.I think a lot of it comes down to something we all want from each other.Respect.Now I was brought up to open the doors for a lady.I tip my hat.I let the ladies go first.Its a part of who I am and i never think twice about it.The thing is,thats not...
    The1960texan The1960texan
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Jul 17, 2014

    A Network For Feminists? I Need You!

    So, I've been looking for a good social network for feminists online and I haven't really found one that is inclusive to all types of feminist and feminisms. Instead of brainstorming on how to to fix those sites, I've come to the desicion to just make one. This is where you come...
    Tuffeh Tuffeh
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 8, 2012

    It upsets the hell out of me

    when people think that feminism is just hating men and bashing stay-at-home moms. FEMINISM IS ABOUT CHOICE AND EQUALITY. I'm a feminist but I still shave my legs, love men, and like wearing "girly" clothes. And "feminists" bashing women for doing any of those things is why...
    maddy144 maddy144
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Feb 16, 2014

    Some Feminists Are Men

    To qualify as a card carrying Feminist all you need is an iron-clad belief that women must be afforded the same rights as men and are entitled to equal treatment under the law.  It's not complex, yet it arouses terrible backlash, especially among women.  As the father...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto
    56-60, M
    32 Responses Aug 11, 2007

    I Am Proud to Be a Feminist

    Feminism is about euqality and it is about choices.  It is about women and men.  A feminist believes that women can do or be anything, and a man can do or be anything.  So a woman can be president or a stay at home mom.  A man can be a president or a stay at...
    drsoftie drsoftie
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Aug 6, 2007

    It's sad that I have to be scared to say I'm a

    Feminist in fear of my friends and family turning from me.
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 11, 2015

    sh Woman beaten to death by husband,

    in-laws for dowry in UP Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 12:17 Muzaffarnagar: A 26-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death by her husband and in-laws after she failed to fulfil their dowry demands, police said Wednesday. The incident took place yesterday at...
    The1960texan The1960texan
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jul 15, 2014

    I Am An Intersectional Radical Woman Of Color Feminist

    Normally I’d just say radical feminist because being multiracial and someone who believes in the importance of intersectionality I forget to express them being under the assumption that I don’t have to (but because we all know that not everyone’s up to par with what’s...
    Tuffeh Tuffeh
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 26, 2012

    Last September I went to the We Are Woman

    Constitution Day Rally in DC. I spent an entire day on a bus with my sister and boyfriend to get there. I had never done anything like it before. The speakers were moving and incredible. It changed my life.
    torilynn42 torilynn42
    26-30, F
    Nov 13, 2014

    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 15, 2014

    Feminist professor pleads no contest to

    assaulting female prolife protestor. http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/18548/
    JackBarnesMRA JackBarnesMRA
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 29, 2014

    Delhi Continues to be the 'Rape Capital'

    as Crimes Against Women Rise Reuters School children shout slogans as they hold candles during a candle light vigil to mark the first anniversary of the Delhi gang rape, in New Delhi December 16, 2013. New Delhi: Reports of crimes against women in India such as rape, dowry...
    The1960texan The1960texan
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jul 15, 2014

    Ain't Nuthin' But A She Thing---salt N' Pepa

    A fun, feminist anthem that I love
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 13, 2012

    I Think Equal Treatment

    I guess I am a feminist. But that doesn't mean I'm a man hater. I just think that men and women should be treated equally. I think women should have the ability to be independent and not rely on a man if they so choose. I don't believe that is wrong to give a man preference...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Oct 27, 2008

    law misused, no automatic arrest in

    such cases: SC Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 22:29 14 New Delhi: Expressing concern over misuse of anti-dowry law by "disgruntled" wives against her husband and in-laws, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that police cannot arrest accused in such cases...
    The1960texan The1960texan
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jul 15, 2014

    How can some one love

    and respect their wives, girlfriends, friends, daughters, and grandmothers but at the same time not support them on all fronts. Are men scared of losing something if a woman is equal to them? (Ego defensive bullshit) I think woman should have equal everything, especially...
    Wbyogimaso Wbyogimaso
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 19, 2014

    15 proud anti-feminist women http://www.

    ijreview.com/2014/07/156463-15-women-share-reasons-dont-need-empowered-feminist-movement/
    JackBarnesMRA JackBarnesMRA
    31-35, M
    12 Responses Jul 13, 2014

    Another college sins against feminism.

    http://m.nationalreview.com/corner/382725/another-college-gets-times-treament-sexual-assault-heather-mac-donald
    JackBarnesMRA JackBarnesMRA
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 16, 2014

    Gloria Steinem Quotes

    But the problem is that when I go around and speak on campuses, I still don't get young men standing up and saying, "How can I combine career and family?"Someone asked me why women don't gamble as much as men do, and I gave the commonsensical reply that we don't have as much...
    westsideblues1 westsideblues1
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Sep 12, 2013

    What's really going on in India.

    http://m.timesofindia.com/India/The-marriage-of-two-laws-to-save-marriages/articleshow/38507240.cms
    JackBarnesMRA JackBarnesMRA
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jul 17, 2014

    Husband, in-laws discharged in dowry death case

    in Delhi Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:27 New Delhi: A Delhi court has discharged a man and his parents of allegations of subjecting his wife to cruelty for dowry, holding there was no evidence to show she was harassed by her in-laws just before her death...
    The1960texan The1960texan
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jul 15, 2014
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