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

(I’m a feminist)

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anonymous Sep 23, 2011 6:46am

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.

    anonymous Sep 23, 2011 9:41am

    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. 🙂

anonymous Sep 23, 2011 6:13am

THANKS! great video and needed awareness.

anonymous Sep 23, 2011 3:57am

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!