Women who say they’re not feminists

“Because we need to reclaim the word ‘feminism.’ We need the word ‘feminism’ back real bad. When statistics come in saying that only 29 percent of American women would describe themselves as feminist—and only 42 percent of British women—I used to think, What do you think feminism IS, ladies? What part of ‘liberation for women’ is not for you? Is it the freedom to vote? The right not to be owned by the man you marry? The campaign for equal pay? ‘Vogue,’ by Madonna? Jeans? Did all that good shit GET ON YOUR NERVES? Or were you just DRUNK AT THE TIME OF THE SURVEY?”

How to Be a Woman, Caitlin Moran

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9 thoughts on “Women who say they’re not feminists

  1. Not sure on the part of liberation for women, I thought it was more to do with equality.. anyway, definitely it looks like many Brits like to drink, wonder which day of the week had the survey..

  2. To quote the illustrious Dorothy Parker, “I don’t know what a feminist is, I only know that when I express opinions that differentiate me from a doormat people call me a feminist.”

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