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Feminism Is For Everybody Summary

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In chapter 12 of Feminism is for Everybody, Hooks talks about the early feminist movement. Hooks explains that in the beginning of the feminist movement women began the movement out of anger and resentment of men who they felt oppressed by. Some women took the route of hating men and wanting nothing more than to oppress men. The majority of women realized that the problem was not men but rather the sexist ideologies and standards that men were made to take on. Mass media choose to focus on the feminist women who placed their priority on hating men. They called them lesbians and man haters. This occurs today as well, many people have the idea that feminist women are man hating, lesbians who wish nothing more than to oppress men and call
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