It’s good to see conflict in feminism as it strives to include women across race and class. It means it’s breathing, alive, and thriving.
The byline leads to a meeting with the editor of the SlagMag: “We’re basically hiring you for your landed a new marketing job and is eager to network at an event hosted by WEMUN, Women Entrepreneurs the courage to say “I don’t know” when dealing with something as complex as the power of half the planet is hell of a lot better than the mission statement demanded by some after the Women’s March on Washington.
Remember when Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright, two towering figures of feminism, told progressive young women who to vote for? Now that a man who has a public record of demeaning women is president of the U.S., this infighting over what some might consider minutiae of feminism, seems quaint.
The thorny problem here: feminism, which at its most basic means equal opportunities for women in every sphere, doesn’t mean that 3.5 billion people have to agree with each other. Equality and liberty mean very different things, which is why the French made sure to include both words in their national motto.
It’s good to see conflicts in the feminist movement as it strives to include women across race and class. It means it’s breathing, alive, and thriving.
We are not going to agree on everything, which is why Girls, a show about four millennial white women living in Brooklyn is so good: it revels in the mess.
Though Hannah does express a sentiment that transcends all boundaries: “I definitely feel more like a dumpling than a woman,” she said.
Welcome to the club.