Feminism…the word, and a little herstory

Today a writer from Time magazine wrote about their annual ‘worst word poll’ and of the 15 words that author KATY STEINMETZ (!) listed was the word feminist. In response to this, the internet was saying that ‘feminists flipped out’ over it. OMG! Yes, I am flipping out. Amy Poehler flipped out and said ‘That’s like someone being like, ‘I don’t really believe in cars but I drive one every day, and I love that it gets me places and makes life so much easier and faster and I don’t know what I would do without it.” Another article I found in the flipping out department is from the Huffington Post: (read it!) Newsflash: ‘Feminist’ isn’t a buzzword, it’s a movement. Feminism is a movement and a worldview that has shaped my life for over 40 years. NEVER consider it a bad word! Now, let’s pay some respect and listen to feminist icon, Gloria Steinem, reflect on her early feminist days:

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  1. Rickibo@aol.com
    Nov 14, 2014 @ 02:31:17

    Phern, LOVE!!!!!!! the new blog post. Thank you. I also really like the new design. xoxo Ricki

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