This will be updated shortly after I’ve gathered more info from my test subjects, errr I mean students.
~ by MissLauraC on 13 January, 2012.
Posted in Education, My brain, Rant or ramble Tags: choice, feminism, feminist, humor, humour, rant, women
Wow, I was surprised by some of the definitions of feminism too! And how negative. I never would have thought it! :)
Four Blue Hills said this on 14 January, 2012 at 8:45 am | Reply
I’m surprised that you’re surprised. Look at how “feminism” is depicted in popular culture — the radical strain of the movement has been the most highlighted.
Fraser McGuire said this on 15 January, 2012 at 8:29 pm | Reply
I dunno – I wasn’t really so surprised that a lot of the reaction was negative I guess (although I did think there would be one or two positive comments), but I did expect the kids to feel a bit more empowered than they obviously do.
MissLauraC said this on 15 January, 2012 at 9:42 pm | Reply
It’s hardly surprising when a quick google search comes up with the following quotes from well known successful women:
I’m not a feminist – I, I hail men, I love men. I celebrate American male culture, and beer, and bars and muscle cars…” Lady Gaga
‘I’m not a feminist, I’m a humanist.” Somebody tell Sarah-Jessica Parker that the two are different ideologies and you can be both.
“So I might become a feminist in my old age.” Bjork, you either are one or you aren’t, you can’t decide to become one at a later date.
theflimflamfiles said this on 18 May, 2012 at 1:55 pm | Reply
MissLauraC said this on 1 August, 2012 at 10:40 pm | Reply
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