In Western society, feminism is an excuse for the shortcomings of women. Many feminists claim there is a pay wage gap between men and women, and that there is a glass ceiling that needs to be shattered. Neither of these exist in truth.

In third world countries, where women are abused and not treated as equal to men, feminism is a legitimate belief that women need to be treated equal to men. It is mostly for equal education rights among other problems. Unlike the Western version, third world feminism is actually worth fighting for.
Man or woman of western society: I need feminism because the glass ceiling is a problem that needs to be solved. As well, the pay wage gap needs to be closed, and we need to stop rape culture, etc.

Man or woman of a third world country: I need feminism because women should be treated as equals to men. Women need equal education rights as well as empowerment against abuse.
av Yahden 29. juli 2016
the advocacy of women's rights on the grounds of political, social and economical superiority over men
"dude feminism is cancer" Jake sighs
"yeah they keep going on about equality but there actions are just hateful" grant says
"yeah they hate on egalitarianism which is literally for equality" paul says

"obviously they would be against equality because if were equal they cant get supiriority" jake says
av tom E jemcity 15. juli 2016
Cancer
Feminist: "GUYS SUCK BIG BAD BOOTYHOLE!!!"

Reasonable Guy: "Well feminism is cancer so...."
av 5urvivor 14. juli 2016
A left-wing movement in Western culture originating in the 1960's that seeks socio-economic equality between men and women.

Proponents of the movements cite years of hardship by women when they could not access the same basic privileges as men (e.g. such as the right to vote). They argue that even though throughout history most human societies have been patriarchal, rapid advances in the past hundred years have made it necessary to rethink the status of women in relation to men. They cite that the extremes of living in a patriarchal society such as domestic violence, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and discrimination against women as their primary reasons for supporting feminism.

Opponents of the movement argue that feminism has gone too far and has accomplished most of its original goals. They argue that if it proceeds any further, there is a real danger that feminism will go on to elevate the status of women and result in a generation of emasculated men. They add that feminism has hurt gender roles and made the typical family structure unstable and caused an increase in divorces, breakups, abortions, etc.. With a surplus of women working, they argue that this has resulted in them them being away from their spouse and children and them spending less time at home.
The symbolic poster of feminism reads:

We Can Do It! *showing off bulging bicep*
av Lightheart 7. juli 2013
people who are seeking /equal rights/ regardless of gender and sex, commonly mistaken for a 'women are better' ideal by those who are lesser educated about feminism.
Man 1: I'd happily punch a feminist in the face because they believe in feminism.

Man 2: I'm a feminist.
av hiatusmano 16. februar 2015
Femism is a collection of ideologies that have existed for around 200 years or so. It is used as a blanket term for many things, but really there are as many types of feminism as there are cats. At its root, feminism has been about equal rights for women, (votes, pay, legal, social, respect).

Some people accuse feminists of hating men or viewing women as superior. Some radfems are like that, but most aren't. The very difficult struggles of women in the 20th century has resulted in signifigant gains for women IN 1ST WORLD COUNTRIES, to the point where some crazies call men worse off than women. Feminism isn't solely focused on women (it's more focused on womens issues, but most fems don't ignore men's issues), most feminists do not view men as inferior.

Feminists are mostly proponents of that people a. shouldn't judge based on gender and b. aren't limited by their biology. Thanks to feminists, sexism and rape are despised, pay diff. and legal discrim. are illegal, sex is much less taboo, the patriachy is gone and now women don't obey husbands or fathers, among many others. Now to the dark side. An new feminist ideology has emerged, not focusing on places that need feminism, like Iran where women's rights are in the dark ages, they instead focus on people's free speech first world countries. These feminists focus on a very vauge patriachy, and rape culture, and use it as an escuse to control people's speech. Remeber that it is a diverse label and you should be fine.
Past:
Feminist & feminism supporters: "we want the right to vote and equal pay!"
Man #1: "I'm too poor to care"
Man #2: "you crazy woman"
Man #3: "This cannot happen. If you seccede then I can't keep paying you a dime a week to make clothes in my factory"
Now:
Man asks a girl out, she says fuck you loser, man calls her a bitch
Nearby Feminist: "YOU USED A GENDERED SLUR, YOU MISOGYNISTIC BASTARD, YOU CONTRIBUTE TO RAPE CULTURE"
av someonewrotethis1234 20. oktober 2013
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