Who Needs Feminism? Online movement

Reply Fri 24 Aug, 2012 11:32 am
Have anyone here heard of this online tumblr culture/political photocampaign?
ABOUT wrote:

Identify yourself as a feminist today and many people will immediately assume you are man-hating, bra-burning, whiny liberal. Perhaps a certain charming radio talk show host will label you as a “Feminazi” or “slut.” Even among more moderate crowds, feminism is still seen as too radical, too uncomfortable, or simply unnecessary. Feminism is both misunderstood and denigrated regularly right here on Duke’s campus. We, the 16 women of Professor Rachel Seidman’s course on Women in the Public Sphere, have decided to fight back against these popular misconceptions surrounding the feminist movement. Our class was disturbed by what we perceive to be an overwhelmingly widespread belief among students that today’s society no longer needs feminism. In order to change this perception on campus, we have launched a PR campaign for feminism. We aim to challenge existing stereotypes surrounding feminists and assert the importance of feminism today.

It's simultaneously cute, funny, serious, potent, revealing, and yes necessary and relevant.

Ladies, if you wish to join the movement:
Join the campaign!

Join the campaign and submit your own photo or statement. We prefer and prioritize photo statements that use our original poster format, but we do read all submissions!

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