Feminism should be called gender equalism to stop people getting the wrong idea

February 15, 2016, 5:44 pm

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The debate "Feminism should be called gender equalism to stop people getting the wrong idea" was started by RyanWakefield on February 15, 2016, 5:44 pm. 28 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 12 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

RyanWakefield posted 1 argument, Person198 posted 1 argument to the agreers part.
ProudAmerican888 posted 1 argument, PsychDave posted 1 argument, Freyja posted 1 argument, Sachin_21 posted 1 argument to the disagreers part.

RyanWakefield, alexoliver, AgnosticAcceptor, Sumerian, danielle, barman, Voidiq, J, NotoriousBishop, Adrian and 18 visitors agree.
Adonah, ProudAmerican888, Freyja, Sachin_21, MinuteMan101, ReedMurphy, Dev, Nemiroff, SwaggerPoptart, The13yearoldconservative and 2 visitors disagree.

Nemiroff
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why you being so PC person198?

3 years ago

I think we should call it Egalitarianism. look it up on Wikipedia.

3 years ago

if women are given preferential treatment that isn't progressive. it's just role reversal. giving one gender preferential treatment isn't progress, it's regression. that is exactly what feminism is supposed to be trying to stop.

3 years, 6 months ago

Any civilization that treats it's women with respect is more progressive. So no issues if women are given preferential treatment.

3 years, 6 months ago
PsychDave
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While I am fully aware that there are factions within feminism that this would be accurate for, what actions lead you to conclude that feminism as a whole is not about gender equality?

3 years, 6 months ago

From what I've seen, feminism is not for gender equality so I feel that the name is quite suiting.

3 years, 6 months ago
ReadyToBegin
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It's more like we are supporting a group of people who are being treated unfairly and deserve equal rights.

Like Dave said, there are extremist, but the movement itself isn't negative.

To believe that men and women are equal right now in all countries, is to live in ignorance of the truth and undermind human rights.

3 years, 6 months ago

You guys act like females never got in trouble and your living miserable lives. Like stop lol

3 years, 6 months ago

Feminism does still exist and continues to be necessary in America today. Just like any other movement, there are fanatics who take it too far, but that doesn't change the necessity of fixing the problems that still exist.

Why should a movement change its name? What difference would it really make what the name was? A rose by any other name...

3 years, 6 months ago
RyanWakefield
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that's exactly the point I'm making, people misunderstand the word, and so their are a lot of feminists that are actually sexists, giving feminism a bad name

3 years, 6 months ago

Well feminism doesn't exist in America any more. Only man hating.

3 years, 6 months ago
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