Why I don’t give a damn that you have a linguistic issue with ‘FEMinist’

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You got a problem with ‘feminist’ because the word inherently excludes you? Check your privilege and get the hell over it.

You can treat women equally as much as you like but as long as you’re saying shit like this the truth is that you don’t CONSIDER us equal. If you can’t associate yourself with femaleness or femininity even in a word that is historically significant and integral to the liberation of women because that makes you uncomfortable, you are a sexist seeking to employ the patriarchal practice of denying women credit where credit is due and disassociating yourself with femininity.

5 thoughts on “Why I don’t give a damn that you have a linguistic issue with ‘FEMinist’

  1. Swizz

    I think the reason people have a problem with the FEM in feminist is that feminism is about suppose to be about equality before then when these words like mankind where made it was before the feminist movement.

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