It does suck sometimes. But these are just some of the reasons I loves being a feminist.
Being a feminist is the worst.
Every day, feminists face skepticism, disrespect, threats and abuse. As a result, being a feminist is pretty horrible 90% of the time.
So why are feminists so ardently committed to being feminists? Well, besides it being kind of a CRUCIAL HUMAN RIGHTS MOVEMENT, there are also a few magical aspects that might just make it worth all the blood, sweat and tears.
Here are five joys of feminism:
1) Finding a fabulous feminist soul mate.
When you find that special human, of any gender, who sees the world the same way you do, it’s fantastic.
You sit together on floor cushions, surrounded by mountains of food (how else do people socialize?) and revel in your shared frustrations, revelations and opinions. You shake your head at the same offensive comments, cyber-stalk your favourite human rights leaders, and bounce questions off one another about civil rights.
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