I don't laugh at men who say stupid things to me while I am at work, and they have to explain to me that they made a joke and I say I know it just wasn't funny. I am not going to be some giggling twit to nurture your ego.
There still are too many out there who still re-frame feminism this way...we need to keep our united voices in heightening awareness that human rights and equality is not something feminists take lightly. Keira Knightley. | 17 Celebrities Who Have The Right Idea About Feminism
[I'm not all about Buzzfeed and I hate the connotation of feminism as one that conjures up images of crazed, bra-burning women, but isn't the connotation that society has created for the word all the more reason to be a feminist? Women voicing their opinions and using their God-given gifts to achieve equality should not be considered extremists. Instead they should be seen as nothing less than soldiers, daughters, and martyrs. -Agnes]
Always important. Important for trans* folk too. Some locales require medical sterilization for trans* people who want to transition. You shouldn't have to lose your ability to reproduce if you don't want to!