Feminism

The coming year, I want to educate myself on these issues. Have any tips on what I should read or watch, please let me know. Struggeling with the same questions? Please let me know. Like what you are reading here? Please let me know.

Together, we can get to a more just and equal society!

OBJECTIFICATION AND INTERNALIZATION, TWO DIFFICULT ISSUES

Last week, feminist actress Emma Watson was confronted with questions about her boobs with regard to her feminist views. It might seem ridiculous – it does to me – but at the same time this gave me a reason to think about two difficult issues – especially their intersection. Objectification ...
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VICTIM BLAMING: A RECENT EYE-OPENER

I consider myself a feminist. I consider myself a feminist who is somewhat knowledgable about a few feminist issues - and a complete dumb-ass on most other issues. So I am educating myself and taking you along for the tour (if you want of course, otherwise you should probably just ...
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WAVES OF FEMINISM II

Have you ever had that moment in a conversation about feminism where someone casually drops something like "that is classical for second-wave feminist" or read something along the lines of "third-wave feminism focusses on a whole new set of issues" and not really understood what it was all about? Well ...
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WAVES OF FEMINISM I

Have you ever had that moment in a conversation about feminism where someone casually drops something like "that is classical for second-wave feminist" or read something along the lines of "third-wave feminism focusses on a whole new set of issues" and not really understood what it was all about? Well ...
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RENEWING MY RESOLUTION

This weekend, women the world over marched to show that they were not going to let their rights be taken from them. And although I was unable to attend, I felt so energised by following the story of connection evolve during the course of the day. And then the very ...
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WHY I AM GOING TO WRITE ABOUT FEMINISM

I so badly wanted to write that feminism was hot! Back in business, back from the dead and ready to take the world by storm! Beyoncé declared herself a feminist, Emma Watsons bookclub is a huge hit, Germany has had a female prime ministers for years, Canada has a self-proclaimed ...
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