What is feminism? WordIQ
defines feminism as a social theory and political movement
primarily informed and motivated by the experience of women,
including the struggle for individualism and economic citizenship.
While generally providing a critique of social relations,
many proponents of feminism also focus on analyzing gender
inequality and the promotion of women's rights, interests,
Am I a feminist? This
is a question many young college women start to ask themselves
when they start to gain some independence from their parents,
but do they really understand what it means? In reading
books like Listen Up, Manifesta: young women,
feminism, and the future, and to be real the
young Third Wave Feminist can get a few ideas what other
women have gone through exploring their own identity. If
nothing else, a young woman can gain some inspiration if
there is just one story of someone else’s life that
is even remotely close to their own experiences. Listen
Up is a great compilation of essays by women, about
women, to women.
I hope you learn a thing or two about a thing or two while you’re here
“Knowledge is power.
It is in discovering this power that the true source
of self-sufficiency and independence is found.” Rangel