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That "Rabid Feminists" Comment...

Piers Morgan was being Piers Morgan and some things need to be said.

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Saturday, January 21st - Planet Earth.

What we saw was incredible. Millions of men and women taking part in the #WomensMarch all around the world. But in true 21st century style, someone was already raining on their parade. And here's why it bothered me...

The true definition of feminism is for women to be equal to men. But for some reason, some people (not only Mr Morgan) give this word negative connotations. I also find it ironic that you're saying you're being emasculated but still calling some women "rabid" feminists? Perhaps this is your humour, perhaps this is really what you believe? Believe whatever helps you sleep at night I suppose.

But I know I'd rather be a rabid feminist than an outright misogynist.

The thing that a lot of people don't get is, that as a feminist you're not only for women, you're for men, gay, lesbian, everyone.

I fully appreciate Twitter is a place for everyone to state their opinions. But you've said your opinion, so don't belittle us for saying ours louder.

You also seem to be incredibly set on criticising Madonna for what she said during the protests. But don't focus on the mis-speakings of one woman. Focus on the chants screamed by thousands of men and women, focus on what they're saying and why they're saying it. Really listen. You might just learn something.

We're not marching for a world where women take over and all men are locked away. We're marching for a world where women have equal pay to men, where men and women have the right to their own life however they chose, and a world where my children can grow up to be whatever they want to be with no stigma attached to it.

As a 21 year old woman, who is just entering my next stage in life, it is terrifying for me. It scares me to know that people like that have power, that the president of the United States can say "You know, it doesn't really matter what [they] write as long as you've got a young and beautiful piece of ass." Flirting 101- just because you add in 'beautiful' it doesn't make it a compliment. Just a tip.

I don't at all question the minds or intelligence of these men, but I do question their morality. Which is in some ways worse, given that is what makes us human. Both these men have daughters and I assume they would give all they have to protect and look after them. I'm sure they would do whatever it takes for them to achieve all the things they want in life.

Well that's all we're doing, for all of us, forever.

But what do I know right? I'm only a rabid feminist.

And I've never been more fucking proud.

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