Feminism, Ryan Gosling Style

ryan gosling hey girl feminism suitI usually think that these memes are absurdly lame, but this quote is far too awesome to keep to myself. Fantastic, isn’t it?

However, I’d hate to post it without some sort of commentary. So. For those of you who may not know, “feminists” are not people who think that women are better than men, and despite what some may claim, feminism is not a “socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.” Although upending democracy and heralding a new age of matriarchal vengeance would be simply fantastical, that’s not what feminists are about. Simply put, feminism is about equality, and feminists believe that men and women should be given access to the same opportunities.

Now then, ask yourself, “do I think that men and women should be treated equally?” Did you answer “yes” to that question? If so, congratulations, you are a feminist.

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