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Poll: The BuzzFeed Feminism Survey 2014

Where do you stand?

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Feminism has had a big year, with high-profile campaigns and increased mainstream media coverage helping drive conversation and change. Now we want to hear your thoughts on feminism.

This poll is one way we can find out a little more about where you stand and what you believe. It's anonymous, so your honesty is appreciated.

Note: Questions are directed to all genders and identities unless specifically stated.

  1. 1. Do you agree that all people are entitled to the same civil rights, liberties, and opportunites regardless of gender?

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1. Do you agree that all people are entitled to the same civil rights, liberties, and opportunites regardless of gender?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 2. How do you identify?

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2. How do you identify?
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    Male
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    Female
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    Transgender
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    None of the above
  1. 3. Do you identify as feminist?

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3. Do you identify as feminist?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 4. If yes, did you identify as feminist a year ago?

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4. If yes, did you identify as feminist a year ago?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 5. If no, why don't you identify as feminist?

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5. If no, why don't you identify as feminist?
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    I believe in gender equality, but don't feel that feminism accurately represents my views.
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    I don't believe in gender equality.
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    None of the above/I'd rather not say.
  1. 6. If you are male and identify as feminist, do you say so publicly?

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6. If you are male and identify as feminist, do you say so publicly?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 7. Have you ever received criticism for calling yourself a feminist?

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7. Have you ever received criticism for calling yourself a feminist?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 8. Have your friends who identify as feminist ever received criticism for being feminists?

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8. Have your friends who identify as feminist ever received criticism for being feminists?
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    Yes
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    No
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    Don't know
  1. 9. Have you ever received criticism for airing feminist views online and on social media?

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9. Have you ever received criticism for airing feminist views online and on social media?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 10. Have you ever felt physically threatened or unsafe for publicly calling yourself a feminist or airing feminist views?

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10. Have you ever felt physically threatened or unsafe for publicly calling yourself a feminist or airing feminist views?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 11. Have you ever been physically attacked for airing feminist views?

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11. Have you ever been physically attacked for airing feminist views?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 12. If yes to any of 7–11, has that deterred you from publicly declaring your feminism?

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12. If yes to any of 7–11, has that deterred you from publicly declaring your feminism?
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  1. 13. Do you think feminism is making a positive difference?

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13. Do you think feminism is making a positive difference?
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    Yes
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  1. 14. Do you agree with the terms “feminism” and “feminist” or do you think the gender equality movement needs a different name?

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14. Do you agree with the terms “feminism” and “feminist” or do you think the gender equality movement needs a different name?
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    Feminism/feminist are the correct terms.
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    The gender equality movement should use a different name.
  1. 15. Do you think gender equality is an achievable goal?

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15. Do you think gender equality is an achievable goal?
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    No
  1. 16. If no, did you used to believe gender equality was an achievable goal?

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16. If no, did you used to believe gender equality was an achievable goal?
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    Yes, I used to think so.
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    No, I've never believed it was possible.
  1. 17. "Gender equality is better today than it was five years ago."

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17. "Gender equality is better today than it was five years ago."
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    Agree
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    Disagree
  1. 18. Do you feel comfortable identifying as a feminist at work, and airing feminist views in the workplace?

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18. Do you feel comfortable identifying as a feminist at work, and airing feminist views in the workplace?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 19. Do you feel your gender has ever had a negative effect on your ability to get a job, a raise, or achieve career goals?

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19. Do you feel your gender has ever had a negative effect on your ability to get a job, a raise, or achieve career goals?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 20. Do you think the influence of celebrities who identify as feminist is helpful to feminism?

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20. Do you think the influence of celebrities who identify as feminist is helpful to feminism?
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    Yes
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  1. 21. Do you think it would help feminism if politicians declared themselves as feminists?

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21. Do you think it would help feminism if politicians declared themselves as feminists?
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    Yes
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  1. 22. Do you think mainstream media is getting better at reporting on feminism and gender equality?

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22. Do you think mainstream media is getting better at reporting on feminism and gender equality?
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    Yes
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    No
  1. 23. Do you feel that your gender and identity is well-represented by the journalists and voices writing in mainstream media?

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23. Do you feel that your gender and identity is well-represented by the journalists and voices writing in mainstream media?
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    Yes
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    No