May 5, 2022
All of your questions about feminism and gender equality, answered by This is Your Life Now’s in-house Fembot.
Oh, I’m just looking to get through my day peacefully, but the world is falling apart and everyone is mad at each other for a million different reasons. You got anything for that?
But isn’t feminism part of the problem, because it divides and pits women and men against each other? That seems counterproductive.
So you’re saying that feminism benefits men too, despite its name?
Not every social problem is due to gender inequality, though.
I wasn’t aware that I was signing up for a gender studies degree. Simplify, please.
What? Why not just focus on solving one problem like sexism first?
I see. So feminism may address gender equality, but if you agree that gender discrimination is unacceptable, it follows that you should also stand against racism and other forms of prejudice.
OK, I think I can get behind equality and unity. Sign me up.
What do you mean?
Yes, you’ve mentioned. Been there, clicked the hyperlink.
So problematic feminism is a thing? Oh God, I knew this was a waste of time.
You said it would solve my problems, not give me more work.
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