Posts Tagged young feminists

12 year old boy Ali Ahmed on the Muslim Brotherhood’s fascist theocracy and feminism

My faith in large parts of humanity has been shaken this week. This kid is giving me some hope for the future, though. Watch how Ali Ahmed explains to news outlet El Wady what a fascist theocracy is and then preaches the importance of feminism to a new Egypt. I love when the interviewer asks, “Who taught you all this?” and the Ahmed’s all, “I just know it. I listen to people a lot, and I use my own brain.” And of course he’s read the Constitution.

Kids today.

My faith in large parts of humanity has been shaken this week. This kid is giving me some hope for the future, though. Watch how Ali Ahmed explains to news outlet El Wady what a ...

NARAL Pro-Choice America president Nancy Keenan to step down

Yesterday, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, Nancy Keenan, announced that she will be stepping down at the end of the year. Sarah Kliff at the Washington Post reported:

The 60-year-old Keenan said she is leaving out of concern for the future of the pro-choice movement — and thinks she could be holding it back. In recent years, Keenan has worried about an “intensity gap” on abortion rights among millennials, which the group considers to be the generation of Americans born between 1980 and 1991. While most young, antiabortion voters see abortion as a crucial political issue, NARAL’s own internal research does not find similar passion among abortion-rights supporters. If the pro-choice movement is to successfully defend abortion rights, Keenan ...

Yesterday, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, Nancy Keenan, announced that she will be stepping down at the end of the year. Sarah Kliff at the Washington Post reported:

The 60-year-old Keenan said she is leaving out ...

How to write a “young women don’t care about feminism” article

Need some easy content for the Lifestyle section of your publication? Why not write about how young women don’t care about feminism! It’s quick and easy – people have been writing basically the same article for years now. Here, I’ll walk you through the steps, using this recent USA Today piece as an example.

Start out with the obvious – feminism used to be a big deal, but now young women don’t know about it. Make sure to follow this up with a mention of bra burning (USA Today did say this is a myth, which is really more nuance than is needed here). Quote an older feminist, in this case NOW president Terry O’Neill, talking about how young women ...

Need some easy content for the Lifestyle section of your publication? Why not write about how young women don’t care about feminism! It’s quick and easy – people have been writing basically the same article for years ...

Congrats Chloe, New Feministing Editor!

We’re thrilled to announce that the editorial team at Feministing has invited our dear friend and co-blogger Chloe Angyal to join us as our newest Feministing Editor!

Chloe has been blogging for Feministing since August of 2009, when we brought her on to be our interviews contributor, soon thereafter inviting her as a regular contributor. Her raw, personal writing style and incredible wit has been a huge asset to Feministing and we’re ridiculously excited for her to bring her skills and general awesomeness to the editorial crew.

An integral part of Feministing’s mission is to showcase and propel young feminist voices, and we’re so happy to have such a strong voice as Chloe’s be one of many in Feministing’s ...

We’re thrilled to announce that the editorial team at Feministing has invited our dear friend and co-blogger Chloe Angyal to join us as our newest Feministing Editor!

Chloe has been blogging for Feministing since August ...