Fighting For Equality

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Plamen Natchev
Dr. Laurie Fuller
WGS 101

The google definition of “equality” is “the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities.” The only people who are privileged to be those 3 parts are white straight males. Everyone else that is either a women, not straight, or of color will have a much difficult time having status, rights, and opportunities available for them. In general women have been fighting for equality since 1848. It isn’t just status, rights, and opportunities that women are fighting for, they want to be considered equal naturally. The feeling of not needing to worry about what biological sex you are is when equality will be absolute. A passage that really gives the true meaning of
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Now that women have had enough of how they have been treated they are stepping up and fighting for equality. Many people disagree, or have a negative connotation directed towards feminists. This is because people have a wrong idea of what feminism is. The younger generations, and the more ignorant people have experienced the idea of a feminist on social media. Social media has the power to direct a message in the most powerful way, but it can also be used in a wrong way. Around the same time women, and men are fighting for LGBTQ rights. Popular social media people have lead their fans to believe that a feminist is a angry men hater who is also a lesbian. A feminist can be anyone who believes women and men are equals. I consider myself a feminist I would not want a women to feel sexually objectified. I wouldn’t want a women to worry about being a women when getting a job. When I look in the mirror I see a human, and I would want a women to see a human to. I want women to walk down the street without getting cat called. All of these things start at home. If 1 person speaks up, it will start a domino effect. I try to tell my guy friends when they have been acting sexist to quit it. Eventually they change their

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