Summary: A Day Without Feminism

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Things are not always as society seem to make it. You can just work hard and become rich. The idea of feminism isn’t to make everyone rich, but to make the poor not such an abundant thing. The nation should have such a high percentage rate of people living in poverty. The personal is political helped me understand that some of these problems that people are facing isn’t because of them. They are not the only ones who have to deal with certain things. Not everyone one section 8 and receiving food stamps are not working. Most people receive these benefits are working. The blame is put on the individual to avoid the real problem that this government sucks, and has sucked for many decades.
Knowing how much is wrong with this country and how much feminism helps, I feel I’m more drawn to radical feminism. Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards described how they envisioned “A Day Without Feminism”, and how different things would be (Baumgardner and Richards). And, I
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How men act like they are Gods, but in actuality they are sensitive. You can tell almost any man that his penis is small and he will be on brink of crying. Men have to convince themselves that everything they do is masculine. It has become so bad that doing something “like a girl” is a slur. The article If Men Could Menstruate by Gloria Steinem is a great example of how hyper masculinity is used to put women at a disadvantage. For example she gives this reasons why the army, right-wing politicians, and religious fundamentalist would try to prevent women from being a part of their organization. Also, she explains how if men had periods instead of women, then periods would be this extremely prestigious gift. Having your period would be something to brag about if it was men that had them. But, since women menstruate its gross, and no one wants to talk about it. Which is crazy, because this is something that almost every women goes

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