I think it’s important for us to listen and understand things that tend to otherwise be sensitive topics and alarming buzz words, such as feminism. If we take a long enough pause and really define feminism for what it is truly intended to be, from a puristic approach, without ulterior motive and dishonest bias, we will see that those of us who have a passion for equality and social justice, including men like myself, are actually feminists.
Of course, we seek fairness and balance, so there are no double standards. But again, I speak from a standpoint of genuine heart and perspective. And from this mindset, I find myself saying Amen to the following blog. Because of the justice and balance God has and is, He is appalled at imbalance and unfairness, which, in our world with respect to this, would make Him a feminist…and therefore myself too, unashamedly. (It takes a mature, studious eye to know how to mine the word of God with cultural and societal contexts in tact, and ask the Holy Spirit to show you what’s right in front of you. But I give you my word, it’s there.)
The erosion of pride is the beginning of sight.
By: Rhonda Nemri
Normally when people hear or read the word feminist, their own connotation of the word is different than other people’s definition of the word. People who have not considered looking into feminist literature or theory, have come to the conclusion(s) that all feminists are either lesbian, man haters, hate the world, hate women, or just want to be like a man. At times as a feminist you have to consider that even though these definitions may come off as offensive, you have to stop and think that these meanings that are given are not educational guesses, these are meanings that have been misinterpreted by society and passed along to others, in which has created ignorance. However, being a feminist is not something that you are born with. Women can realize they are a feminist in their adult years. I for one realized I was a feminist at the…
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