Extra: Why I joined the Women’s Equality Party
As it is International Woman’s day, I thought it appropriate to repost this…
Or what it is like to be the only angry woman in the room a lot of the time and why it is necessary.
Also why I am really grateful to my parents!
I will start with the why I am a feminist and why I had trouble with the concept…
The concept and the label feminist used to worry me.
I used to say, I am not a feminist, I am in favour of equality for all people including men.
I used to say I am not a feminist because I didn’t want to be seen as a man hating shouty woman.
I used to say I am not a feminist because I didn’t understand what one really is.
I am not professing to be an expert, but I will tell you what I have learned and what I now believe being a feminist is.
Being a feminist is…
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