Today I Learnt
Posts, raised fists, and carefully ghost-written words mean nothing without concrete action behind them. Such words are necessary, but they’re just the bare minimum.
Early ecofeminist movements had their roots in resisting patriarchal and capitalistic control over natural resources and were led by women groups.
Some feminists often disregards sex work’s contribution towards gender empowerment.
Th Gender Inequality Index indicates the percentage of potential human development lost due to gender inequality. Let’s take a look at what all it interprets for us.
The phrase ‘to gaslight’ refers to the act of undermining another person’s reality by denying facts, the environment around them, or their feelings.
Both womxn and womyn are substitutes used to avoid using the suffix ‘-men’ at the end of the term ‘women’. However, the two words don’t mean the same.
Gender identity is one’s personal sense of being a man, woman or someone outside of that binary. Sexual orientation has to do with who you are attracted to.
The garb of “feminazi” is used to appropriate the real intent of feminism that demands equality for all genders, that too very reasonably.
A simp is a person who does way too much for someone they like. And although the original term never specifies a gender, simp is usually used to exclusively describe men, and men’s behaviour towards women.
Bropriating refers to situations in which a man appropriates an idea that a woman came up with and takes the credit for himself.
As a feminist, I believe that we need to dismantle patriarchy for women to truly achieve equality. The goal is simply to have no one living a privileged life at the expense of a subservient gender.
Many people view the inclusivity aspect of pink capitalism as a sign of progress and acceptance. While others are critical of the way pink capitalism monetises on the LGBTQ+ culture.