Outspoken Feminist

Someone wrote…

I used to be an outspoken feminist, but these days I’m paying lots more attention to the gender overlaps and gray areas. Especially since I’ve never felt like I made any real sense, gender-wise.

How do you think feminism and genderqueerness interact with one another?

And what are you thinking about gender right now?

Posted by on January 7th, 2009 at 08:00 am

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One Response to “Outspoken Feminist”

  1. Andy

    I think if you go by the most basic definition of feminism, like bell hooks’ “feminism is a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression,” feminism totally has a place for genderqueer discussion and vise-versa. I really don’t think the goals are much different: to ensure that no one is denied their basic human rights and that all people treated with basic dignity and respect.

    Which is why although I may decide one day to not have “woman” on my list of identities anymore, I will never stop being a feminist.


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