Politics President Barack Obama pens stirring feminist think piece in Glamour fashion magazine

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    Glamour Exclusive: President Barack Obama Says, "This Is What a Feminist Looks Like"

    By Barack Obama
    6 hours ago

    This is something I spoke about at length in June at the first-ever White House Summit on the United State of Women. As far as we’ve come, all too often we are still boxed in by stereotypes about how men and women should behave.

    One of my heroines is Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, who was the first African American to run for a major party’s presidential nomination. She once said, “The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says, ‘It’s a girl.’ ”

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    We need to keep changing the attitude that permits the routine harassment of women, whether they’re walking down the street or daring to go online. We need to keep changing the attitude that teaches men to feel threatened by the presence and success of women.

    We need to keep changing the attitude that congratulates men for changing a diaper, stigmatizes full-time dads, and penalizes working mothers. We need to keep changing the attitude that values being confident, competitive, and ambitious in the workplace—unless you’re a woman. Then you’re being too bossy, and suddenly the very qualities you thought were necessary for success end up holding you back.

    We need to keep changing a culture that shines a particularly unforgiving light on women and girls of color. Michelle has often spoken about this. Even after achieving success in her own right, she still held doubts; she had to worry about whether she looked the right way or was acting the right way—whether she was being too assertive or too “angry.”

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    From the young men who’ve joined our It’s On Us campaign to end campus sexual assault, to the young women who became the first female Army Rangers in our nation’s history, your generation refuses to be bound by old ways of thinking. And you’re helping all of us understand that forcing people to adhere to outmoded, rigid notions of identity isn’t good for anybody—men, women, gay, straight, transgender, or otherwise. These stereotypes limit our ability to simply be ourselves.

    Full: http://www.glamour.com/story/glamour-exclusive-president-barack-obama-says-this-is-what-a-feminist-looks-like

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    Isn't being a "feminist" as bad as being a misogynist?
    Should we all be "equalists"? :dontknow:
     
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    The thing with the green mouth is supposed to be a woman?
     
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    Yes, but broads are too dumb to understand that.
     
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    Au contraire, Pierre! :hersh:
     
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    If he says it; he must be right............:artiejj:

    Just a few months more........thank you Jesus.
     
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    The point is that we are not equal.
     
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    Let me know when women stop crying at work, then we can talk about "equality in the workplace"...K?
     
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    I'm pretty sure real feminists are equalists. Unfortunately, real feminists are so rare, they're almost mythical.
     
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    there is no such thing, everyone is trying to grab as much for themselves as possible.
     
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    Big talk coming from someone married to a chick with a dick.
     
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    I bunch of boring cliches strung together to say absolutely nothing. It's like reading a 922whine post. :coffee: