Women make up one half of society. Our society will remain backward and in chains unless its women are liberated, enlightened and educated.— Saddam Hussein
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We've got a responsibility to live up to the legacy of those who came before us by doing all that we can to help those who come after us.
I think transwomen, and transpeople in general, show everyone that you can define what it means to be a man or woman on your own terms. A lot of what feminism is about is moving outside of roles and moving outside of expectations of who and what you're supposed to be to live a more authentic life.
When feminism does not explicitly oppose racism, and when antiracism does not incorporate opposition to patriarchy, race and gender politics often end up being antagonistic to each other and both interests lose.
It's not my responsibility to be beautiful.
I'm not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me.
Hate speech it seems to be is been defined by the political left as anything we don't like, anything that violates social justice doctrines, feminism, Black Lives Matter kind of ideology. It is not something that I have ever heard particularly effectively defined.
I am too intelligent, too demanding, and too resourceful for anyone to be able to take charge of me entirely. No one knows me or loves me completely. I have only myself
There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women.
Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your own brains and instincts; hence, grappling with hard work.
What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle age.
The best protection any woman can have... is courage.
Of course I am not worried about intimidating men.
The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.
All sex, even consensual sex between a married couple, is an act of violence perpetrated against a woman.
Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.
I desire the things that will destroy me in the end.
I can never read all the books I want;
I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in life. And I am horribly limited.
Feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature.
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
I believe that women have a capacity for understanding and compassion which a man structurally does not have, does not have it because he cannot have it. He's just incapable of it.
Feminism is an entire world view or gestalt, not just a laundry list of women's issues.
To recommend that women become identical to men, would be simple reversal, and would defeat the whole point of androgyny, and for that matter, feminism: in both, the whole point is choice.
IT IS TIME THAT WE ALL SEE GENDER AS A SPECTRUM INSTEAD OF TWO SETS OF OPPOSING IDEALS.
Feminism - the word - can give us a handle, a rallying point, a common ground, and help us build a bridge. Why not claim the gift of the word as a place to begin?
Feminism means revolution and I am a revolutionist.
The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them - and for my daughters, too.
Feminism is hated because women are hated.
Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating.
Radical feminism - Radical feminism is a perspective within feminism that calls for a radical reordering of society in which male supremacy is eliminated in all social and
Social feminism - Social feminism is a feminist movement that advocates for social rights and special accommodations for women. It was first used to describe members of
Black feminism - Black feminism holds that the experience of Black women gives rise to a particular understanding of their position in relation to sexism, class oppression
White feminism - White feminism is an epithet used to describe feminist theories that focus on the struggles of white women without addressing distinct forms of oppression
History of feminism - The history of feminism comprises the narratives (chronological or thematic) of the movements and ideologies which have aimed at equal rights for women
Third-wave feminism - Third-wave feminism is an iteration of the feminist movement that began in the United States in the early 1990s and continued until the rise of the fourth
Second-wave feminism - Second-wave feminism was a period of feminist activity and thought that began in the United States in the early 1960s and lasted roughly two decades. It
TERF - people with trans-exclusive views who may have no involvement with radical feminism. Those referred to with the word TERF typically reject the term or consider
Fourth-wave feminism - Fourth-wave feminism is a phase of feminism that began around 2013 and is characterized by a focus on the empowerment of women and the use of internet
And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter— they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long.
Perhaps some day I'll crawl back home, beaten, defeated.
But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow.
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.
The purpose of feminism is to free the uniqueness of the individual and to understand that inside each of us is a unique human being who is a combination of heredity and environment.
Feminist politics aims to end domination, to free us to be who we are - to live lives where we love justice, where we can live in peace. Feminism is for everybody.
Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now.
Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I’ve taken for granted.
It seems to be generally acknowledged that sexism is far from defeated, flourishing through religions and other reactionary ideologies, which would definitely and gladly erase the concept of feminism.
Both men and women should feel free to be sensitive.
Both men and women should feel free to be strong... It is time that we all perceive gender on a spectrum not as two opposing sets of ideals.
We'll never solve the feminization of power until we solve the masculinity of wealth.