Amanda: I don’t think allowing someone to pay for you makes you any less of a feminist, the same way paying for someone doesn’t make you more of one. The question is problematic in itself because it only takes into account heterosexual interactions. The problem is not one partner paying for the other but the… Continue reading If Your Partner Pays for a Date, Can You Still be a Feminist?
Adiba’s Perspective When you’re trying to convince someone that the goal of the feminist movement is equality between the genders, the thing they have the most difficulty grasping is, “why feminism?” As if the name of the movement being called after women, or the female gender, is somehow a hindrance to what it has achieved… Continue reading Why is it Called Feminism, and not Egalitarianism or Humanism?
Charlot’s Perspective It would be wrong to assume that there is only one definition of Feminism. I don’t think I have the right to define that word on behalf of everyone else. But I can speak for myself. At least for me, it’s a word that has changed its meaning countless times, and still is… Continue reading What is Feminism and What Does it Mean to You?