February 25, 2014 by Devin
I wrote a guest post over at The Accidental Extrovert. You should check it out!
(Trigger warning for the following post. If you don’t know what that means, you probably need to read it)
In my experience, there are two requirements to being a feminist. The first, and most obvious, is that in order to be a feminist, you must believe that men and women should be treated equally. This is an area that most people agree on, though there are many who don’t (hint: if you think, “men and women are equal, but…” you really think men and women are unequal).
The second requirement is that men and women are currently not treated equally. This is actually a much more contentious subject, and I can understand why. Sure, there are plenty more men in places of power than women, but the women’s rights movements have been incredibly successful, and women are becoming more prominent and more active in areas formerly dominated by men than…
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