by ALLISON BEATTIE, MICHELLE BURROWS,
KATE GADSDEN, and SARAH KENDRICKBY,
The Chronicle, Duke University
Identify yourself as a feminist today and many people will immediately assume you are a man-hating, bra-burning, whiny liberal. Perhaps a certain charming radio talk show host will label you as a “Feminazi” or “slut.” Even among more moderate crowds, feminism is still seen as too radical, too uncomfortable or simply unnecessary. Feminism is both misunderstood and denigrated regularly right here on Duke’s campus.
We, the 16 women of Professor Rachel Seidman’s course Women in the Public Sphere, have decided to fight back against these popular misconceptions surrounding the feminist movement. [MORE]
Via Deanna Dahlsad