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32 Things You Realise When You Become A Feminist

It's basically one epiphany after another. Including a lot of stuff which should have been obvious all along.

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4. You realise that you can be an ass-kicking feminist whether you like to paint your nails and wear six-inch red patent heels or have literally never worn makeup.

7. You cannot believe the outrageously sexist nonsense that is still being spewed in 2014.

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Especially when important, powerful, and supposedly intelligent people are doing the spewing.

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11. You wish more people understood that feminism is a good thing for boys and men.

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In a feminist utopia, boys can cry as much as they want.

13. Meanwhile, you realise that the beauty industry is completely mad.

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Epiphany: Not only do you look great the way you are, but it doesn't actually matter how you look.

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14. You consider whether your parents treated you differently because of your gender when you were growing up – and whether they still do today.

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25. And start thinking about the ways that the oppression of women can intersect with racism, homophobia, classism, transphobia, and all kinds of other fucked-up shit.

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