Calvin and Hobbes in their club GROSS: Get Rid Of Slimy girlS
So, hello, I’m Dragonclaws. I have a good-sized interest in gender equality and examining sexism and such. I’ve stumbled across these gender-related clubs about Being a Woman and Being a Man. Going from one to the other, specifically from Being a Woman to Being a Man, the stark difference is quite stunning. I find the differences between the two clubs to distinctly represent the cultural divide between the two gender groups, and as an extension to represent the forms of sexism developed par our society.
First of all, let’s examine the Avatar used par each club. The Avatar used to represent...
DR. ALICE von HILDEBRAND On the Privilege of Being a Woman
January 14, 1997 New York Catholic forum Lecture - Simone de Beauvoir, in The seconde Sex, wrote that women hate their bodies. Women are physically weaker, less clever, have less power and prestige. For men, procreation is a moment of physical ecstasy, whereas women suffer the discomfort of pregnancy and the agony of childbirth.
- Feminism is a metaphysical revolt against the characteristics of women. Men seem to have all the advantages, and so feminists try to become a caricature of men.
- Historically, women have been looked down on....
"The mystery of our time is the inability of decent people to get angry."-- Eric Hoffer
I'm going to ask toi a question right now, and toi can feel free to answer honestly. Do toi consider yourself a feminist?
After lire the responses to _lina_'s link, I decided to remind everyone here, particularly women in the western world, what feminism today is really about.
Modern women in Europe and North America enjoy a multitude of freedom that often goes underappreciated. Women today are afraid to call themselves feminists because of the negative stereotypes associated with that word. Before I talk...