Is It Ok To Be A Feminism?

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Is it ok to be a feminist? In today’s society feminism is looked down on. People who identify themselves as feminists are often called “man haters”. The true definition of feminism is the equality of men and women in all aspects of life. This doesn 't seem like something we should disagree with but there are some who do. Feminism is a movement, just like any other ism it has its pros and cons. In this paper the idea of feminism will be represented and compared to other movements which stand against it.
Feminism is a beliefe in the equality of the sex’s, it is a movement that has been around for a long time. Currently in today’s society this movement is dying off. Less women are choosing to identify as feminists because of the way it is viewed
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In every movement there is a small radical group of people who set the movement back with their extremist beliefs. In the feminist movement this is the women who truly are man haters. These women change the meaning of the movement and give the idea of feminism a bad name. A true feminist is someone who believes that men and women are being held back by stereotypes but women are being oppressed by the structure of these stereotypes. At the National U.N Conference for Women, Emma Watson talks about feminism and what it truly means. In today’s society having someone as influential as Emma Watson talk about feminism means a lot. Many young girls find Watson to be a role model, for her to stand up and say “I am a feminist” gives girls the strength to do the same. Watson not only identifies as a feminist but explains a valid point as to why the movement is at a stand still. She explains that not only has the word feminist become a “dirty” one but only half of the world is invited or even feels welcome to the conversation “ibd”. The other half Watson is referring to is men, and she could not be more right. A lot of the time men …show more content…
This movement is called Women Against Feminism. The members of this movement believe that feminism is too strong of a word and it belittles women. A modern youtuber talks about the idea of feminism and how it is a movement that can not exist in the modern era. She explains that feminists think that just showing anti feminists a definition will change their minds about feminism. She also explains that people who are anti feminists still want equality they just don 't like the labels that come with being a feminist “ibd”. This woman is very influential in today’s society. She may not be as popular as Emma Watson but she is reaching people in the easiest way possible, the internet. This youtuber is using her channel to reach out to young girls just like Watson used the U.N Conference to do the same thing. The only difference is their contrasting

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