One of our earliest posts on Comparative Geeks carving out the fact that we are feminists, this post still ends with one of the best, most simple, and most elegant explanations of why Feminism is still needed and relevant today. If you don’t know Lewis’s Law, don’t worry, find it below – and remember it, because it’s a good one.
So this is kind of a supplemental post to my Damsels in Distress post because for some reason after watching the video from Feminist Frequency and watching some of the responses, YouTube decided to recommend some other videos for me. The subject of these videos all touched on the point of feminism being irrelevant, feminism being too extreme now, and why someone chose to not identify as a feminist anymore.
During this same time I also read this amazing post by Laura Hudson on her Tumblr discussing why she feels that it is important to still identify as being a feminist. The interesting thing about her article is the fact that her response partly stems from an article on Salon discussing famous women who do not call themselves a feminist. So after hearing from the various sides I wanted to just put my two cents in. Continue reading