Why we (still) need feminism

I often find myself in conversations about why feminism is still needed today, especially why it is needed in our so-called Western world. I get told from friends that they know many women with good positions at work and they basically enjoy the same rights as men do. They say that there are many problems …

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Why I call myself a feminist

It is very often the case that people refuse to describe themselves as feminists. Either because they don´t like to “label” themselves but they “still stand for equality between men and women” or because they do not like the word feminism itself and think of themselves rather as “humanist, equalist or egalitarian” because that way …

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Does my intersectional feminism upset you?

Feminism. A single word with multiple layers. What does it mean to be a woman? Is there a single answer? No, because women aren’t single stories. “The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make the one story become the only …

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