strong female characters are gaining popularity, especially in Young Adult books. Lots of people (Myself included) love books that have strong, independent female characters even though traditionally women are portrayed as weak and helpless.
Susan B. Anthony ~dedicated her life to the woman suffrage movement to create equality between men and women. The Susan B. Anthony Amendment in 1878 which later became the Amendment giving women the right to vote.
So true! Being a feminist does not mean you hate men or think women are better; all it means is that you think women deserve to be fully equal members of society & have the same opportunities men have. It's all about equality!