Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies): Amazing women on what the F-word means to them

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Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies): Amazing women on what the F-word means to them

Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies): Amazing women on what the F-word means to them

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The end message of the book is to take action and push feminism and yet after reading, I’m still not sure how. I was eager to learn anything new, to hear about things that are generally pushed aside by the media and society as a whole. Yet earlier, it also stated that "Most of the amazing women who have contributed to this book probably don't know much more about feminism than you do" ( p. I have always been a supporter of equality and have myself been on the receiving end of sexism and misogyny, but with this book my eyes were truly opened.

She curated the Sunday Times bestselling Feminists Don't Wear Pink and other lies, which won the National Book Award 2018. Tidak lupa, masih ada rekomendasi bacaan yang bisa dieksplor lebih jauh oleh pembaca yang tertarik mengenal "feminisme". Some essays actually weren't about feminism at all, some were about a very weird conception of feminism. You can identify as a feminist and act according to your feminism and still hurt the movement as a whole (see SWERFs and TERFs). Now don't get me wrong, it's in no way my intention to belittle these women or invalidate the experiences they share.This book also provided suggestions for further reading (a nod to "Our Shared Shelf") and your own personal writing space to focus on your own thought and think of your own journey with feminism.

Let’s hear from the teachers and students, how do we address complex issues of feminism and culture? i as i already mentioned, do believe that for the younger readers this book is perfect and just shows an overview of what feminism can mean and that it can be different for everyone and that what connects it all is the simple wish and hope that everyone will one day actual be seen as a person instead of a gender. It was good to see how inclusive it was, but I would still very much recommend reading it with a critical eye (not that you shouldn't always do that). Grouping discussions like this so closely together just made it sound repetitive, with similar thoughts and topics being covered within 20 pages over and over again. As you are reading this, you are either a full-on feminist or thinking about it" ( Be a fun feminist - Nimco Ali p.Not only are books much harder to engage with in terms of starting a dialogue (as opposed to online), but they also occupy a place of authority in society. Curtis reminds us not to forget injustices happening in countries stuck in tradition, where the patriarchy is still celebrated even now: male-only votes, underage and/or forced marriage, FGM, period poverty, education restrictions, reproductive rights, prejudice and violence against the LGBT+ community, among a shocking number of others. As well as all this we hear from doctors, journalists, comedians, authors, designers, models and founders of successful enterprises. And while there was a nice twenty-ish page essay on the history of feminism, it was the very last essay in the book. If you're going to speak from that place of authority, you should know what you're talking about and what you're contributing to the conversation ( especially if you're going to sell it for GBP 12.



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