Choice /noun/ : an act of choosing between two or more possibilities, something that you can choose There is a popular type of feminism which says any choice made by a woman is automatically a feminist choice, we often hear things like "she made the choice to do this, why are you so hard on… Continue reading CHOICE FEMINISM IS NOT A GOOD HILL TO DIE ON.
Chivalry / noun / : polite and kind behavior that’s shows a sense of honor, especially by men towards women. Sexism which is prejudice or discrimination based on a person’s gender can be divided into two: Hostile Sexism which reflects negative evaluations and stereotypes about gender (e.g., the ideas that women are incompetent and inferior… Continue reading CHIVALRY IS DEAD AND THAT IS OKAY.
Nowadays, it is very easy to identify as a feminist, you can put it on your Twitter, Facebook, Tinder or Instagram bio, you can wear a shirt with "this is what a feminist looks like" inscribed on it, you can just claim it like Emma Watson said in 2015. Someone on Twitter asked a question… Continue reading MALE FEMINISTS – ALLY OR SCAM.
Likability is a scale invented for women alone, in 2010 Sarah Sandbarg the COO of Facebook said " when men are successful they are liked by all genders but when women are successful they are liked less by all genders". A good example is Hillary Clinton, Hillary was meant to just be Bill's wife but… Continue reading ON LIKABILITY AND WHY IT IS OVERRATED.
Misogyny is a word that dates back to the 1650s.Misogyny is derived from the Greek word misogynia , taken from the Greek word misogynes which means a woman-hater. Misogyny is the hatred of women or a contempt for women. Misogyny can be expressed in a violent manner, in a quiet system of social exclusion or in… Continue reading ON MISOGYNY AND MISANDRY AND WHY THEY CANNOT BE COMPARED.
Few days ago on Twitter Ozzy Etomi raised a topic about men paying their wives who are stay at home moms for their domestic labour. As usual, Nigerians threw temper tantrums. I saw so many disappointing tweets from people even feminists I admire. "Get a job" they said," stop depending on your husband's money"," asking… Continue reading CHECK YOUR PRIVILEGE SIS.
The internet is like an onion bulb the more you open it the more you see, I joined Twitter in 2011, I was a 16 year old first year university student and the only social media account I had was Facebook but we all know how our parents infiltrated Facebook leaving us with no choice… Continue reading ON E-FEMINISM AND WHY IT IS OKAY TO BE AN ONLINE ACTIVIST.