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You're A Fourth Wave Feminist If...

This post was written by Feminists For Nonviolent Choices (FFNVC) interns in response to the #womenagainstfeminism trend. Join us in sharing why you're a fourth wave feminist by using the hashtag #fourthwave.

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1. You encourage all people to pursue their passions, regardless of gender.

"I am a fourth wave feminist because I recognize that gender isn't always black or white, and that your presentation of yours can be unique. I believe that all people should have equal access to opportunities regardless of gender expression."
Feminists for Nonviolent Choices

"I am a fourth wave feminist because I recognize that gender isn't always black or white, and that your presentation of yours can be unique. I believe that all people should have equal access to opportunities regardless of gender expression."

2. You value every single person and believe their worth is not reliant on physical appearance or ability.

"I'm a fourth wave feminist because I value every single person and believe their worth is not reliant on physical appearance or ability."
Feminists for Nonviolent Choices

"I'm a fourth wave feminist because I value every single person and believe their worth is not reliant on physical appearance or ability."

3. You recognize that fertility is not a disability, nor is pregnancy a disease. Rather, they are nature’s unique symbol of strength and life-giving potential.

"Because I'm strong enough to nurture and create life. I am not weak because I choose to do so."
Feminists for Nonviolent Choices

"Because I'm strong enough to nurture and create life. I am not weak because I choose to do so."

4. You understand that being a parent is just as empowering as being a business professional – and that the two aren't mutually exclusive.

"I'm a fourth wave feminist because I'm looking forward to my future career and being a wife and mother."
Feminists for Nonviolent Choices

"I'm a fourth wave feminist because I'm looking forward to my future career and being a wife and mother."

5. You support human rights because no one can advocate for equal rights while denying another group theirs.

"I'm a fourth wave feminist because I believe we are all people and deserve equal rights, no matter our situations, gender, age, or whether we live in the womb or out."
Feminists for Nonviolent Choices

"I'm a fourth wave feminist because I believe we are all people and deserve equal rights, no matter our situations, gender, age, or whether we live in the womb or out."

6. You acknowledge the humanity of the pre-born – because we are all former fetuses, and equal rights begin in the womb.

"I'm a fourth wave feminist because I believe in equal rights for pre-born girls."
Feminists for Nonviolent Choices

"I'm a fourth wave feminist because I believe in equal rights for pre-born girls."

7. You reject abortion, not only because it denies another human the right to life, but because it demands that women change their bodies for society, instead of demanding society to change itself for the benefit of all people – born and pre-born.

"I'm a fourth wave feminist because I believe once we as a society can treat all people as equals, and support them as needed, abortion, in turn, will no longer be considered an option."
Feminists for Nonviolent Choices

"I'm a fourth wave feminist because I believe once we as a society can treat all people as equals, and support them as needed, abortion, in turn, will no longer be considered an option."

8. You appreciate that each of us has something different and beautiful to offer society, and that we are all bonded by virtue of our human dignity.

"I'm a fourth wave feminist because everyone deserves a chance to shine. (Regardless of age, gender, ability, or location--we're all beautiful humans!)"
Feminists for Nonviolence Choices

"I'm a fourth wave feminist because everyone deserves a chance to shine. (Regardless of age, gender, ability, or location--we're all beautiful humans!)"

Feminists For Nonviolent Choices is a pro-life, pro-woman organization that seeks to open minds to its philosophy of pro-life feminism, the belief that all people, by virtue of their human dignity, have a right to live without violence from conception to natural death.

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