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I think this is so true! It was men that has made a woman's virginity so important, that for years a woman's virginity defined who she was.

If that little rhetorical device is the only way to get men to care about issues that affect women, then our society is in a very depressing state indeed... Such language defeats the real purpose.

I need feminism because I am a person who belongs to herself first before I am a daughter, sister, wife, or mother.

"BUUUTTTT since I'm a  slut-shaming special snowflake who's better than you...." http://willpowers.tumblr.com/ #feminism

"BUUUTTTT since I'm a slut-shaming special snowflake who's better than you.

While I agree that every woam should respect herself, I don't think that saving yourself equates to respecting yourself. It is a powerful notion with virginity to see that you as a woman hold power in when you lose your own "virginity".

This image is the epitome of virginity as power. Having confidence in your decision to lose your virginity is what matters the most.

A FB friend posted the original version, so I decided to fix it.

It's pretty strange--and convenient!--how men are incompetent children when it comes to parenting and housework yet we still let them hold the most positions of power and authority in every other area of life! Sounds like an excuse to me!

17-year-old rape victim is threatened with jail if she releases the names of the boys that pled guilty to raping her and taking pictures of the act. Believing that victims of sexual assault have no right to be silenced about their attackers, she immediately posted their names on the internet, and gained immediate media attention. Badass.Wow!

ALL KINDS OF WRONG: 17-Year-Old Girl Tweets, Is Threatened With Jail, And Entire Internet Flips Out

rape victim is threatened with jail if she releases the names of the boys that pled guilty to raping her and taking pictures of the act.

Feminism is demanding equal human rights.

radicallane: “ “‘Feminazi’: Because wanting your gender to be treated like human beings is just like invading Poland.” I have been called a “feminazi” before (I think pretty much every feminist/person.

PEGGY ORENSTEIN - the Battle over Dress Codes - from the New York Times.  A very balanced look at parenting and feminism in light of this issue.

The Battle Over Dress Codes

Pullout quote image links to article, and image isn't in the article. PEGGY ORENSTEIN - the Battle over Dress Codes - from the New York Times. A very balanced look at parenting and feminism in light of this issue.

The Male Virginity Myth Is Getting Women Killed — So Why Is Nobody Talking About It? - Mic

The Male Virginity Myth Is Getting Women Killed — So Why Is Nobody Talking About It?

Ohhhhh I love this. I wish everyone in the movement would realize that there's a place for everybody in it. We should work hard to embrace all of our sisters as we work on equality, as well as embracing our brothers as counterparts and allies while we continue to press on in search of progress, whatever that might be. #feminism

Why is it that the image of a feminist is so often misconstrued? I am a feminist, you are a feminist, he is a feminist. WE are what feminists look like. ---------------------------- i will still cut you if you fuck with me :)

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