Feminism Pros And Cons

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Over time, the word feminism has slowly gained multiple misconceptions and negative connotations. Some believe that feminism is anti-male, anti-"stay at home mom", pro-abortion, and so many other misconstrued beliefs. However, as defined in the Webster Dictionary, the word feminism is "the theory of political, economical, and social equality of the sexes." So before you decided to be against a movement that fights for equality of rights between men and women, l advise you to learn the true definition of feminism and not the misconstrued beliefs about feminism.

Feminism is NOT Anti-Male: The literal definition of feminism is equality of the sexes. Thus, for feminists to be anti-male, they technically wouldn't even be feminists. We don't believe we're better than men or that we deserve more rights than men. We want to be treated the same way. Being in the third wave of feminism, women have already gained basic rights through the movement of the first and second waves. However, we are still fighting for things like diminishing the gender pay gap. The fact that women get paid less than men for doing the same job is outrageous, and if your a woman who is a so-called "anti-feminist" how could you believe that that is fair?

Feminism is NOT Pro-Abortion or Pro-Choice: Feminism and Abortion are separate topics. You can be a
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Do you honestly not believe that men and women deserve equal rights? As the Declaration of Independence states "All men are created equal", and, news flash anti-feminists, "men" in that sentence mean all people, not just males.This country was founded on equal rights and equal opportunities , so if you honestly don't believe women deserve the same rights as men, are you even a true American? I know that's somewhat a stretch, but if you really think about it, it makes total

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