23 Nov '14, 1am

"As a former Lecturer at the University of Texas Dallas on Gender, Gender Crime, ... #feminist #heforshe #emmawatson

Lately I’ve wanted to make my blog a bit more personal, so you really get a glimpse of my world. Sometimes that means swapping a beauty topic for something like study tips or relationship advice – or even today’s post on feminism. Awhile back I wrote about inspiring women , and so many of you had amazing responses that I wanted to use that as a jumping off point, specifically in regards to feminism. For whatever reason, feminism often gets a bad rap. The term itself is sometimes greeted with negativity even in a society that supposedly thinks of everyone as equals – have you ever noticed that? Perhaps it’s because the women before us who began the feminist movement and fought for our equality took to the streets to enact change. The reality is that in our world, people have to be bold to create change. Or it could be that “fem” is part of the word, and people mistake that ...

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