I Am A Female And I Am So Over The Bad Feminist Because Not All Feminism Is The Same
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I Am A Female And I Am So Over The Bad Feminist Because Not All Feminism Is The Same

Don't hate all the feminists out there because you've only encountered the bad ones.

I Am A Female And I Am So Over The Bad Feminist Because Not All Feminism Is The Same

After a few months in a women's leadership class, I realized that even though scientifically women and men are different, there are special instances where women think and act like men and it's needed for women to get ahead these days.

This article written in 2016 has been circulating Odyssey since it's publication. It was written at the height of modern day feminism served its purpose at the time - to give those who hadn't yet been influenced by the rising feminists a chance to see how feminism is a bad thing. It's four years later and it should be recognized that the women shoving feminism down our throats were the bad feminist because not all feminism is bra burning and man hating.

To say that in this day and age, women are the most respected they've ever been is the most ignorant thing to say. Black women are not respected. Women who fall under the LGTBQ+ umbrella are not respected. Hispanic and Latina women are not respected.

If we're being frank here, the only women that are respected are white women. That's not a load of bull.

Chivalry isn't dead, some women do still love and appreciate when a man does the dirty work and pays for the meals, I know I do and I appreciate the men who work hard because hard work isn't easy. To the feminists who claim that men being chivalrous is a sign of disrespect and become offended when a man offers his services are the extreme feminist who burn bras and hate men. There is no double standard about that.

If we want to talk about double standards, let's talk about how the gender pay gap in 2018 was an 82% difference between men and women for doing the same job. How about a woman has to work ten times harder to even get half of what a man has, regardless of her education and experience. How about school dress codes - a girl can't wear certain clothes because her open-shoulders are a distraction. There's way more double standards against women than there are men, so let's debunk that one right now.

I know that there are physical differences between men and women, making us unequal in that aspect, but as far as mentally, if more people were trained and educated to become more gender intelligent, then it'll be easier for each gender to understand their counterpart's brain and way of thinking. Men think more goal-oriented and want facts; women are very detail-oriented and want to know more about the facts. We may not be physically equal, but we have the ability to become mentally equal.

We should absolutely blame most men and society for how women continue to "struggle" because there has been little change that has happened - women want the chance to have equal opportunities, so what's so bad about that? I'm a strong and independent woman and I don't feel the need to put down the opposite gender for every problem that I and women go through.

Men and women are meant to complement one another, but why can't they do it in an equal manner? Being a female does not entitle anybody to put men down, but there is a "dominant" gender. This simple-minded thinking is why there has been little progress and why the bad and extreme feminist will continue to have their time in the spotlight rather than the good feminist.

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