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I need feminism because walking alone at night is an open invitation to be followed and harassed. 

I need feminism because walking alone at night is an open invitation to be followed and harassed. 

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I need feminism because…I was told by a senior male member of staff that I need to act more “dyke-y” to gain respect of male students. 

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I need feminism because…I was told by a senior male member of staff that people may assume advances in my career were achieved through sexual favours (he mimed fellatio) and not my abilities. 

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I need feminism because when a man cheats the woman he chats with is called the slut, not HIM. 

I need feminism because when a man cheats the woman he chats with is called the slut, not HIM. 

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I need feminism because females students made up the majority of my 12th grade high school classes: math = 82%, chemistry = 77%, physics 80%, english = 82%. But we’re not even close to being equally represented in what we’re learning in school.
The # of pieces of literature we read with a female lead character: 1
The # of female authors we read: 2
The # of women in history we learned about in-depth (in the entire course): 1 (Margaret Thatcher)
# of women we learned about in the sciences and math: the textbooks made some attempt to occasionally mention females in sciences. HOWEVER, they were always placed to the side of the page, out of the main text. 
FEMALES made up the majority  of my classes. 
So why can’t we be equally represented in our own education? WE DESERVE BETTER! <3 
I went to a small school in a rural area in Canada,  so I know that my class stats may be different from others in city schools. However, this is still a problem in our education system! 

I need feminism because females students made up the majority of my 12th grade high school classes: math = 82%, chemistry = 77%, physics 80%, english = 82%. But we’re not even close to being equally represented in what we’re learning in school.

The # of pieces of literature we read with a female lead character: 1

The # of female authors we read: 2

The # of women in history we learned about in-depth (in the entire course): 1 (Margaret Thatcher)

# of women we learned about in the sciences and math: the textbooks made some attempt to occasionally mention females in sciences. HOWEVER, they were always placed to the side of the page, out of the main text. 

FEMALES made up the majority  of my classes. 

So why can’t we be equally represented in our own education? WE DESERVE BETTER! <3 

I went to a small school in a rural area in Canada,  so I know that my class stats may be different from others in city schools. However, this is still a problem in our education system! 

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I need feminism because I didn’t deserve walking home alone at night only to have my blood frozen with fear at EVERY sound, thinking it’s the man who tried to rape me almost two years ago, wanting to finish the job. I was only 15.

I managed to fight him off.

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I need feminism because my friend and I got cat-calls while walking to the store today. We&#8217;re 14. When I told my mom, she said, &#8220;It&#8217;s just part of being a girl.&#8221;

I need feminism because my friend and I got cat-calls while walking to the store today. We’re 14. When I told my mom, she said, “It’s just part of being a girl.”

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Necesito el feminism pq el marido de mi mama insiste en que mi abuela, al ayudar - gratis- con los deberes de la casa, esta permitiendo a mi mama &#8220;abandonar sus deberes como esposa.&#8221; Mientras tanto, el pretende que lo que hace mi abuela sea menos visible para el, pero &#8220;agradece&#8221; que este para limpiar sus regueros, hacer su comida y cuidar a su hija. 
Translation: I need feminism because my mother’s husband insists in that when, my grandma helps -for free- with the house duties, she’s allowing my mom “disregard her duties as a wife”. Meanwhile, he pretends that what my grandma does, be more invisible, but “thanks” that she is around, for cleaning his shit, make his food, and take care of her daughter. 

Necesito el feminism pq el marido de mi mama insiste en que mi abuela, al ayudar - gratis- con los deberes de la casa, esta permitiendo a mi mama “abandonar sus deberes como esposa.” Mientras tanto, el pretende que lo que hace mi abuela sea menos visible para el, pero “agradece” que este para limpiar sus regueros, hacer su comida y cuidar a su hija. 

Translation: I need feminism because my mother’s husband insists in that when, my grandma helps -for free- with the house duties, she’s allowing my mom “disregard her duties as a wife”. Meanwhile, he pretends that what my grandma does, be more invisible, but “thanks” that she is around, for cleaning his shit, make his food, and take care of her daughter. 

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We need feminism because in my country it&#8217;s not a rape if the victim isn&#8217;t in a &#8220;helpless state&#8221; even if the victim said NO. A girl got raped by six men five years older than her. They threatened to kill her if she screamed for help. The men didn&#8217;t go to prison because people didn&#8217;t think she was in a &#8221;helpless state&#8217;. Many complained but nothing happened.

We need feminism because in my country it’s not a rape if the victim isn’t in a “helpless state” even if the victim said NO. A girl got raped by six men five years older than her. They threatened to kill her if she screamed for help. The men didn’t go to prison because people didn’t think she was in a ”helpless state’. Many complained but nothing happened.

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I need feminism because every day my customers assume that the older, male security guard who helps me, knows my job better and/or is my boss. He works for me. 

I need feminism because every day my customers assume that the older, male security guard who helps me, knows my job better and/or is my boss. He works for me. 

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"I need feminism because I was kicked out of a coding class because I &#8216;distracted&#8217; the boys."

"I need feminism because I was kicked out of a coding class because I ‘distracted’ the boys."

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I need feminism because the shade of lipstick I wear shouldn’t determine whether or not I am ‘asking for it’. I don’t wear red lipstick because of this remark that was made by a friend.

I need feminism because the shade of lipstick I wear shouldn’t determine whether or not I am ‘asking for it’. I don’t wear red lipstick because of this remark that was made by a friend.

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I need feminism because I am a 14 year old girl. My mother educates me on sex more than most moms do. I am my friends&#8217; main sex-ed source.
They didn&#8217;t know that someone touching you without permission is a crime!

I need feminism because I am a 14 year old girl. My mother educates me on sex more than most moms do. I am my friends’ main sex-ed source.

They didn’t know that someone touching you without permission is a crime!

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"I need feminism because even after I tell a man I&#8217;m a lesbian he continues to make advances on me and tells me I "haven&#8217;t met the right man yet."

"I need feminism because even after I tell a man I’m a lesbian he continues to make advances on me and tells me I "haven’t met the right man yet."

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We need feminism because the simple fact that I am very happy as a woman who live her dream, wants kids, and have a wonderful boyfriend, DOESN&#8217;T mean that all other women don&#8217;t deserve the same Favor! Stop being selfish!
All women should be able to do everything they want without any questions, Choises are theirs, and no one elses. Their happiness does not spoil mine. Every body should be free to not have kids or not getting married, or having their dream job or anything they want, the same way I did everything that I wanted
Sorry for the bad english &gt;_&lt;

We need feminism because the simple fact that I am very happy as a woman who live her dream, wants kids, and have a wonderful boyfriend, DOESN’T mean that all other women don’t deserve the same Favor! Stop being selfish!

All women should be able to do everything they want without any questions, Choises are theirs, and no one elses. Their happiness does not spoil mine. Every body should be free to not have kids or not getting married, or having their dream job or anything they want, the same way I did everything that I wanted

Sorry for the bad english >_<