Lucy Hilder
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Women are people, just like men and they should be treated like it too.

Like LGBT rights activists, feminist campaigners are often dismissed as over-sensitive, irrational 'extremists'. Even to many relatively liberal people, feminism appears to be a dirty word - a brush you just don't want to tar yourself with.

The meaning of the word feminism has changed, feminism shouldn't be considered a bad thing, "it means that you believe in equality"

“Feminism is not a dirty word. It does not mean you hate men, it does not mean you hate girls that have nice legs and a tan, and it does not mean you are a ‘bitch’ or ‘dyke’, it means you believe in equality” (Kate Nash)

Women before us fought for our rights, we need to use them so that what they did wasn't in vain

"We must carry forward the work of the women who came before us and ensure our daughters have no limits on their dreams, no obstacles to their achievements and no remaining ceilings to shatter.' - US President Barack Obama

The meaning of feminism has been changed, people now think of feminism as a bad thing

Caitlin Moran-How To Be A Woman Book Quote I seriously wonder this all of the times especially when people act surprised to hear myself say I am a feminist. I mean, what woman does not believe in the equality between man and women?

When they show images like this in magazines, it makes women think that you need to be this skinny

Fashion Advertising and it's Effect on Eating Disorders in Today's Society: Fashion Advertising, Magazines and Eating Disorder.

Skinny girls in magazines make people believe that that is what you should look like

This model, Filippa Hamilton, is actually 510 and 120 pounds. Ralph Lauren fired her for being too fat (she was a size This image was Photoshopped to meet their standards. don-t-compare-yourself-to-celebrities personal-development personal-development

It'd just as good to be a girl as to be a boy, people shouldn't be ashamed of being girls

"I call myself a feminist when people ask me if I am, and of course I am 'cause it's about equality, so I hope everyone is. You know you're working in a patriarchal society when the word feminist has a weird connotation." ~Ellen Page

Girls can think for themselves, when they make a decision, that is their decision. Men can't try to change it

I am a feminist because I am an advocate for the right of choice and equality.I am not having kids is my right and my choice and my hubs and I are happy with the decision and not something that is open to debate or even comments.

People advertise beauty products and surgery to make people more "beautiful" which makes people think that they do need to look better

reduce cellulite be gone dry skin vanish unwanted facial hair diminish stretch marks fade age spots eliminate feminine odor lose weight dissolve belly fat erase wrinkles . i think someone wants me to disappear.

People judge themselves based on what people tell hem is beautiful

From anorexic to obese or just plain self confidence issues. I think she is gorgeous and I really hope men men begin to accept us in our normal and natural beauty.