Feminism isn't just for women to fight for. Keeping in mind that feminism pushes for gender equality/equity, there is nothing wrong with a man calling himself a feminist. All it means is that he believes that women deserve to be treated equally in the world, since they are just as human as men are.
My Male BFF & I have had this conversation so many times - all the ways that Men are pressured to Conform. It does them as much harm - AND it rebounds on how they perceive & treat Women: a nasty vicious circle we're All trapped in until we start to THINK DIFFERENTLY & ACT ACCORDINGLY. In essence it is very simple: start treating other people, everyone you encounter, with The Same Respect that you want for yourself. 'Do As You Would Be Done By'. It would Change The World !
Backlash after comedian tweets Ten Rape Prevention Tips for attackers
Sarah Silverman's 10 Tips to Prevent Rape for attackers unleashes a barrage of 'man-splaining' on Twitter. Goddamn this woman hits the heart of the matter - of course Daily Mail ends this with a list of Silverman's relationship history *massive eyeroll*
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In Sociology at (secondary) school, whenever our teacher taught about Feminism as part of the course, she apologised and rolled her eyes, and most of the class groaned and complained and laughed a little too hysterically at everything that lesson.