Why feminism, not equality?

I like this. Well thought out. Thought I would share on blog. Hope that is okay.

feminismiscommonsense

There is a difference between feminism, chauvinism, male chauvinism and equality, and for those who just came in I’d like to spell it out for you. These aren’t really dictionary definitions, but they work.

  • Feminism– A concept, a way of life, or a social structure in which women are given rights, opportunities, duties, respect and importance equal to that given to men.
  • Chauvinism– A concept in which a certain group or faction considers themselves to be superior in any way to other group(s).
  • Male Chauvinism– A concept, or the (rather prevalent) way of life or social structure in which men consider themselves to be superior in most ways to other genders.
  • Equality– The concept in which men and women are equal in all walks of life and should receive equal treatment.

A lot of people I know say that feminism is a repellent word, which gives…

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Retired Navy Cardiovascular Technician/Respiratory Therapist. Wife, mother, grandmother.

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