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At the simplest, just talk to other people about your feminist ethics. This lets them know that normal people like their friends, neighbours, workmates and relatives can be feminists and still be friendly and sane. Volunteer some time to an organisation which helps women. There is a wide variety of organisations, some overtly feminist and […]
I haven’t managed to come up with a particular Feminism Friday post myself this week. Luckily I came across a couple to recommend: A specific Feminism Friday post from Erimentha on melding Western feminist theory with Indian feminist action: Here and Now A serendipitous find – a thoughtful post and thread from an Anabaptist blog […]
Short answer: People talk about subjects that interest them and that they are passionate about because these tend to be the areas in which they have the most experience. Choosing to concentrate on one thing does not mean that the person thinks that it is the most important subject, or that it’s the only subject […]
FAQ: Why "feminism" and not just "humanism"? Or "equalism"? Isn’t saying you’re a feminist exclusionary?
This question implies that one must be either one or the other. People and philosophies are far more complicated than that. A feminist may also be both a humanist and an equalist. There’s no law that says only one box can be ticked here, and it’s hugely important not to get sucked into thinking that […]
A few other bloggers are picking up on this Feminism Friday idea (originally Thinking Girl’s idea), which I’m glad to see. Last week Ilyka (Pandagon) had a cracker on Saying No to Passivity, while there was some good discussion here on Young Feminists and how they find feminist fellowship. This week Amanda (Pandagon) and I […]