Posts Tagged quotes on feminism
“all men should be feminists. If men care about women’s rights the world will be a better place. We are better off when women are empowered – it leads to a better society.”
“I do call myself a feminist. Absolutely! It’s worth paying attention to the roles that are sot of dictated to us and we don’t have to fit into those roles.”
“My mom brought me up to be a feminist. She was active in the movement in the 60s and 70s. The Hollywood movie industry has come a long way since its past – It certainly has a bad history of sexism, but it isn’t all the way yet. It’s important to acknowledge that there’s a lot of patriarchy and sexism in mainstream movies.”
“I’m attracted to films that have strong female characters because there are strong female characters in my life.
“Women are responsible for two thirds of the work done worldwide, yet earn only 10% of the total income and own 1% of the property…So, are we equals? Until the answer is yes, we must never stop asking.”
“I’m usually good about my temper, but all these men trying to control women’s bodies are really beginning to piss me off.”
The result is that we all know what feminists are. They are shrill, overly aggressive, man-hating, ball-busting, selfish, hairy, extremist, deliberately unattractive women with absolutely no sense of humor who see sexism at every turn.
Susan Douglas, Where the Girls Are
I told the women I did not believe in women’s rights or men’s rights but in human rights.
–Mary Harris Jones
Women want the seemingly impossible: that men treat them with the respect and fair-mindedness with which they treat most men.
— Joyce Carol Oates
I define as “feminist” any attempt to improve the lot of any group of women through female solidarity and a female perspective.
–Marilyn French, The War Against Women
Never met a wise man
If so it’s a woman
I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is; I only know that people cal me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that distinguish me from a doormat.