women and their role in a changing society. The article, which was written by
women’s rights, there is still a long way to go. Crosbie stated that she is a
feminist, and as a feminist it is her responsibility to see that action is taken
women should not have to prove anything to men by such means as shaving their
I agree with the overall concept she is trying to convey, I feel that
women do need to take action, and that not all opportunities are yet equal. The
problem I have with her article is the image that she and other contemporary
activists are coveying to the rest of society.
maybe a little outdated is a women like Susan B. Anthony, someone fighting for
real issues that matter. The second is of a women like the author above, someone
who is extreme just to be extreme. To my disappointment it seems the later is
becoming more prevalent within society.
“more feminist links”, the five that were given consisted of; three lesbian
percentage of feminist pages which were given by this specific author, I went
back and searched many of the feminist pages on the web myself. To my unpleasant
feel that the current view of feminists is detrimental to the women’s movement.
One reason is that I feel the current views expressed by Crosbie are not only
feminists. Today it is some kind of extreme word that places you amongst
radicals. This image could turn away perspective activists who would be major
contributors to the movement. Another reason is that the focus has become more
meaningless one. Not only are people now embarrassed to be associated with the
word, but it is losing its creditability.
It seems clear to me that the word feminist ought to represent women who
good of all women sincere women who dedicate their lives in tireless effort to
causes which make a difference in how people are treated and not to people who
feel being extreme and getting attention are what matters most. If we can dothis,
and reverse the trend which the word is now taking, we will not only be doing a
favor to the women’s rights movement as a whole, but will be correcting an
injustice that has no place in such a noble cause