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Death of Empire:  Decolonizing Feminism(s)

Death of Empire: Decolonizing Feminism(s)

Angelus Morningstar discusses the many problems with a ban on Islamic religious clothing.

The Hijab, Feminism, and Globalization -

Angelus Morningstar discusses the many problems with a ban on Islamic religious clothing.

Anne Summers schools Tony Abbott on feminism http://www.dailylife.com.au/news-and-views/dl-opinion/anne-summers-schools-tony-abbott-on-feminism-20140317-34w98.html

Anne Summers schools Tony Abbott on feminism http://www.dailylife.com.au/news-and-views/dl-opinion/anne-summers-schools-tony-abbott-on-feminism-20140317-34w98.html

In our quest to adopt a feminist perspective and lifestyle, we cannot demonize the feminine. Doing so, defining what is “feminine” as oppressive, lesser than, or anti-feminist is playing directly into patriarchy and androcentric definitions of worth. If you choose never to wear pants and always get your hair and nails did, or choose to be a stay at home mom: you can occupy “traditional” female roles and still be as feminist as they come. The key is that you are making that choice, not…

In our quest to adopt a feminist perspective and lifestyle, we cannot demonize the feminine. Doing so, defining what is “feminine” as oppressive, lesser than, or anti-feminist is playing directly into patriarchy and androcentric definitions of worth. If you choose never to wear pants and always get your hair and nails did, or choose to be a stay at home mom: you can occupy “traditional” female roles and still be as feminist as they come. The key is that you are making that choice, not…

-Maya Angelou

I am a feminist. I’ve been female for a long time now. I’d be stupid not to be on my own side.

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