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Monday, 15 October 2012

New to Feminism? Watch this!

Some newbies to feminism and to Rhul Fem Soc this year have been asking the usual and valid questions about feminism and what being a feminist means. It can be hard defining yourself or "coming out" as a feminist when there are so many misleading representations in the media about feminism and feminists. So anyway! Here is Elena (aka Monday Girl from Insanity Radio) responding to a woman who made a anti-feminism youtube video and sharing her thoughts on being a feminist.

1 comment:

  1. Excellent video Elena!

    Feminism can seem so scary from the outside, but for me becoming a feminist, and particularly being active in feminist circles has been the complete opposite of scariness! Whilst every group has its less pleasant members, overwhelmingly I have felt supported and encouraged in feminist spaces and I just want everyone to experience the warm fuzzies I have got from that!

    Not everyone wants to call themselves a feminist, as you say, and there are a lot of good reasons for that - many women do not feel represented by the mainstream feminist movement. But being anti-feminist because feminism is about hating men and not shaving your armpits is not a valid reason.

    Love RHUL FemSoc - you guys constantly rock my socks! :)


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