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Feminism 101

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What is feminism? Feminism is a movement that advocates for gender equality. The goal of feminism is for all people to be treated equally. What differentiates feminism from other social movements is the focus on gender and how it relates to the oppression of women, as well as people with non-binary gender identities and expressions. Why does feminism matter? Sex…

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Feminism & Race

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Racism is a feminist issue. Racism is a feminist issue –just as much as sexism, homophobia, and any other type of discrimination. Many newcomers to feminism don’t know this; many veterans forget about it. In battling for contraceptives, petitioning against politicians who don’t believe in a woman’s right to choose, arguing over the wage gap, and so many other urgent…

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Combatting Derailment Tactics

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Feminist Activism Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All Feminism isn’t a movement with one single goal, but rather, a series of movements dealing with different types of oppression across many identities. In fact, treating feminism as if it were only about women results in the deliberate erasure of women who are oppressed due to race, ethnicity, class, and/or sexual orientation, among many other identities,…

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