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Old 01-15-2013, 09:02 PM
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Originally Posted by courtney_autumn View Post
Oh goodie! A bunch of men defining feminism for us!
Actually, I'm just para-phrasing what I've learned as part of my anthropology course, where the history and ideology of feminism and "gender studies" plays a large role.

Before you ask, all of my lecturers on the topic were women, though really that is irrelevant because feminism is a sociopolitical ideology. Being a man does not preclude you from understanding it, and being a woman does not automatically make you an expert on it.

In fact, I would go as far to say that if you really believe a man's definition of feminism is flawed solely because it is coming from a man, then you probably aren't a feminist. You're a misandrist. Which, to any actual feminist, is as reprehensible as any misogyny.
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