Feminism : A Feminist Perspective Essay

1053 Words Sep 26th, 2016 5 Pages
It wasn’t until college that I began to hear more conversation about feminism that I have ever heard before. Feminism has always been defined by what other people have described it to be, what social media thinks it is, and what a few articles defined it as. It takes more than an opinion from someone else to describe what feminism can do for people. Many anti-feminists could have a misconception about feminism. Oftentimes, anti-feminist assume from the stereotypes that society has formed about feminism. For example, many anti-feminists believe that feminist are for women looking for attention, lesbians, and are only feminist to bash men. While non-feminist understands every aspect and choose not to get involved. They understand what feminist work towards, what they believe in, and what they have come from. Non-feminists choose not to label themselves as a feminist because of the history attached to it. “Feminism is a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression.” (Hooks) Feminism can help both men and women work towards better status in today’s society, it has formed relationships, given women more of an opportunity in the work force and a voice in politics. Feminism has given women better relationships with each other better than when feminism was not acknowledged. Kansas State University has an organization by the name ” Pinky Promise “that exemplifies those relationships. These women have conversations about what it is like to be a woman, they…

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