Quantcast

Tag Archive: feminism

Aug 11 2012

Why I am a Feminist – Rosa Rubicondior

The reason I am a feminist is really quite simple: I am a feminist because I am a Humanist and a socialist. I am a Humanist and a Socialist because I am a human being and I have a single guiding principle which, like a coin, has two sides: I am better than no one. …

Continue reading »

Aug 10 2012

Girls around the world. Warning: Violant Images

A Kurdish or Iranian girl was stoned to death for falling in love with someone who doesn’t belong to the same sect. A girl was whipped in Sudan for wearing trousers. A 17-year-old girl was flogged in Pakistan. A 17-year-old girl was molested in India. Girls around the world get molested, harassed, raped, gang-raped, trafficked, …

Continue reading »

Aug 08 2012

Why I am a Feminist – Richard Carrier

I am a feminist because feminism is simply the belief that women should be treated as fairly as men, and there is no factual or rational reason to want the world to work any other way. I would be a feminist even if women all the world over were treated as fairly as men and …

Continue reading »

Aug 08 2012

Free Pussy Riot

pussyriot2

What a shame! Prosecutors have called for Pussy Riot members to be jailed for 3 years! A verdict is expected in coming days. Prosecutors have called for three members of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot to be jailed for three years after arguing they had insulted all of Russian Orthodoxy and posed a danger …

Continue reading »

Aug 06 2012

Why I am a Feminist – Bina Shah

As a child in Pakistan, I grew up observing the lives of the women in my father’s family. Members of a type of religious nobility who claim lineage from the Prophet Muhammed, they followed the traditions of the Prophet’s wives and segregated themselves from all men outside their own blood relatives – a system known …

Continue reading »

Aug 04 2012

Why I am a Feminist – Aron Ra

Warning: I’m about to voice my opinion on feminism and misogyny in the freethought community. Get out while you can. I know I should keep my mouth shut like I have done for the whole last year, but I’ve I decided not to take my own advice anymore. When I was a little boy, (we’re …

Continue reading »

Aug 04 2012

Why I am a Feminist – Physioprof

While I leave it up to others to decide whether they consider me a feminist, it is the incontrovertible evidence of institutionalized misogyny I see with my own eyes every day that convinces me oppression of women is a global human rights emergency.

Aug 04 2012

Why I am a Feminist – Marcella

For me, the roots of my feminism are intimately bound up with the roots of my atheism. I was one of those kids who believed in ghosts, but only at night. During the day, they were an absurd idea. Invisible people? Yeah right. At night, though, I would cower under my duvet imagining I could …

Continue reading »

Aug 04 2012

Why I am a Feminist – Eva

‘Growing up in Lithuania, I was completely oblivious to feminism. I had no idea something like that existed, and I was blind to the fact that I lived in an extremely misogynistic country. It all changed somewhere around four years ago, not with a direct encounter with feminism, but with a website called TV Tropes. …

Continue reading »

Aug 03 2012

‘Islamism kills generation’. Protest against Olympic Committee for allowing Islamism in Olympics.

Olympics

We demand justice for women in Olympics. Feminists have been demanding justice for women. But it seems no one likes to listen to them. Why does everybody forget the Olympic principles? • Universal fundamental ethical principles, such as: ‘Any form of discrimination [including gender discrimination] is incompatible with belonging to the Olympic Movement’ (Principle 5) …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts