What does Feminism mean to you?

Jump to Last Post 1-5 of 5 discussions (8 posts)
  1. baybpnk profile image77
    baybpnkposted 6 years ago

    What does Feminism mean to you?

    It seems that the definition of "Feminism" has been changing as people grow to recognize it in different ways. What does "Feminism" mean to you?

  2. Wondering SLO profile image61
    Wondering SLOposted 6 years ago

    Yesterday it was a mean for women to become equal in the eyes of the government. Now it is a mean for special rights and women to hold them selves not equal but above men.

    1. baybpnk profile image77
      baybpnkposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      What sort of special rights do you mean?

  3. Hannah David Cini profile image62
    Hannah David Ciniposted 6 years ago

    I have a quite negative reaction to the word.  Though I think it is good that everyone be treated equal I think often feminism leads to men being treated with lesser value.  I also really like the old fashioned chivalry of men minding their language around ladies and opening doors etc.

    1. baybpnk profile image77
      baybpnkposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      What is it that made you associate "Feminism" with negativity?

  4. baybpnk profile image77
    baybpnkposted 6 years ago

    I think that there is a whole lot of confusion and negativity when it comes to Feminism and this causes women to revert to the overpowering side of the scale instead of finding a happy medium within the meaning. It seems like a lot of those who are more spiteful of men, demeaning towards men, and who have some sort of hatred for men are those who have been burned by men in one way or another. I think the whole meaning of Feminism has taken on an entirely different meaning than was intended when the Feminist movement began, although some self proclaimed feminists like Taylor Swift, Jon Hamm, Emma Watson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Beyoncé, Will Smith, Mindy Kaling, Ashton Kutcher, and many many more are slowly showing the true facts of feminism. Lacy Green, a well known Youtube star who actually got her own MTV web series, talks about feminism in her video "Is Bob's Burgers A Feminist Masterpiece?" and she SLAYS the meaning of Feminism and why it is so important to understand the meaning of the MOVEMENT (not the definition of the word).

    Lacy Green: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XU5xhYNcbz4

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/2 … 64005.html


  5. M. T. Dremer profile image89
    M. T. Dremerposted 6 years ago

    I've always taken feminism as "equal treatment for women". So, if you believe men and women should be treated equally, you're a feminist. Anyone who suggests feminism is about female superiority over men is misinterpreting the movement. Much like with all groups and factions, the loudest tend to be the extremists.

    1. baybpnk profile image77
      baybpnkposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, these are my thoughts as well. Thank you for sharing!


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://corp.maven.io/privacy-policy

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)