Sadly, this still holds true more often than it should, even now...

People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that distinguish me from a doormat.

Some of the people on FunnyJunk and Tumblr having some kind of gender war about who has it harder, when both genders have their problems. "Because listening to each other helps all of us."

This is feminism. We are not all 'man haters'. We are not all extremists. Feminism may start with 'Fem' but it's purpose is gender equality. Not only for one gender but for all of them. The sexism that hurts women, also hurts men.

Let's stop defining our girl by their looks. There's nothing wrong with complimenting and affectionate words but give equal space and time to all the things she is and can be.

Girls are socialized very early on to focus on being pretty instead of smart. Its so important to nurture a girls intellect as well as her ego. I need to remember to never limit my daughter

James Franco~ (Daily Candy Magazine)

"Girls can wear jeans and cut their hair short, wear shirts and boots, because it's okay to be a boy. But for a boy to look like a girl is degrading. because you think being a girl is degrading." James Franco on the cover Candy Magazine.

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Rules for Dating My Daughter I Don’t Make The Rules You Don’t Make The Rules She Makes The Rules Her Body , Her Rules Feminist Father Shirt . Go to shop and buy this shirt on the link !

More than 5,000 reports of sexual assault in fiscal year 2013, a spike of 50%. Troops feel more confident coming forward, says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. About 65% of victims of all sexual assaults were 24 or younger. By far, most victims were junior enlisted troops. The Army, the largest of the services, had the most victims, with 1,201. The Coast Guard reported five victims.

Sexual assault in the military by the numbers

Rape is caused by rapist misogyny structural violence institutional tolerance not by women's clothes the way she walks the way she crosses her legs


In my family, each one of us is a feminist - including my 81 year old father and 18 year old son. Feminism: "An advocate of social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men.


Rape culture and the friendzone

Changing the culture which allows rape to occur at epidemic rates is an important step in ending sexual assault against women (and men.) This startling graphic points out how hard we must work to end rape culture. and and

I believe feminism and equality are basically the same thing. men and women are equal. if a boy wants to cry, let him cry. if a girl wants to play football, let her. people are people regardless.