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These are elements of feminism - yours may include many or most of these, just not the last one. The last one is bad.

These are elements of feminism - yours may include many or most of these, just not the last one. The last one is bad.

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Bell Hooks. Simply put, feminism is a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. This was a definition of feminism I offered in Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center more than 10 years ago. It was my hope at the time that it would become a common definition everyone would use. I liked this definition because it did not imply that men were the enemy.

Bell Hooks. “The significance of feminist movement (when it is not co-opted by opportunistic, reactionary forces) is that it offers a new ideological meeting ground for the sexes, a space for criticism, struggle, and transformation.” (Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center)

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'There is a long, long list of women suffering abuse, injustice and not having the same opportunities as men, and I think that's been detrimental to human race as a whole'- Joseph Gordon Levitt

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"Roles of Men with Feminism and Feminist Theory." This position paper at NOMAS (Nat. Org. for Men Against Sexism) posits that men can't be feminists any more than whites can be black nationalists. It strongly supports men being part of the feminist agenda, however. I'm not buying it--I think feminism is one of the biggest of the big-tent movements, and our work has become larger than just the liberation of women. We are intersectional, and can include anyone who seeks liberation from…

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[Feminist Praxis] Unfortunately to make a greater impact to some males, hearing the same information from a male feminist makes a difference. Men can play a role in applying feminist theory.

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15 Books To Spark Your Feminist Awakening

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