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Feminist radicalism isn’t a “brand problem”

There’s been a lot of recent discussion recently about feminism’s supposed public relations problem. Both Hanna Rosin at Double X and Abigail Rine at the Atlantic have suggested we might want to abandon the “f-word” altogether. People like our ideas, they argue, but have negative associations with feminism.

I appreciated Samhita’s recent intervention about creating a movement open to those who feel excluded by the binary-enforcing “gender equality” platform. As absolutely essential as that work is, I don’t think either of us would claim that the startling statistic Samhita was addressing—that 82% of Americans support equality “between the sexes” but only 20% identify as feminist—is primarily the result of a lingering commitment to ...

There’s been a lot of recent discussion recently about feminism’s supposed public relations problem. Both Hanna Rosin at Double X and Abigail Rine at the Atlantic have suggested we might want to abandon ...