I am a feminist. And I’ve explained why on my previous post The F Word.
But I have come across a tonne of posts recently, whilst reading the ‘feminist’ tag which essentially said two things:
- I can’t understand why any women would refuse to call themselves a feminist
- I can’t understand why men hate on feminists
Now I’m not going to go into point 2, because, to me, it is a priority that women feel welcome into a movement that is meant to be for them. And if that movement is not then that’s a priority.
Here are my 5 reasons why some women of colour refuse to call themselves feminists. Continue reading