This is what a Feminist looks like. {video}

Via on Sep 22, 2011

Feminism isn’t about being special. Or hating guys. It’s about being equal. Great vid:

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(I’m a feminist)

About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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8 Responses to “This is what a Feminist looks like. {video}”

  1. Ren says:

    This really helped open my eyes to a movement that I had always mistakenly believed carried a negative connotation. Love this video – thanks for sharing! Hooray for shedding the old, stereotypical definition of "feminist" in favor for something positive, empowering, and downright logical!

  2. THANKS! great video and needed awareness.

  3. I love this too. Especially the mention of "a feminist is a humanist." I had a Contemporary Women's Lit class in college & I got in an argument with the prof because every single book/short story she chose was about a woman who was abused, oppressed, raped, in poverty or in some other way marginalized. Feminism is about the fact that we (women) are all people, all of equal value even if we bring different things to the table. Great video.

    • Andrea Balt Andréa Balt says:

      True! Feminism, just like Humanism, is an essence, a way of being in which we all take part, not a recovery process or an alternative therapy for those women who have been abused or oppressed – with all due respect to this terrible evil in our society. It's wonderful to see men calling themselves Feminists, it helps so much to bring back the true concept.

      And since we're at it, can I just shout at the top of my lungs how much I hate shaving my legs? Wolf-woman feminist admits the hairy truth. :)

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