The Advocacy Of Women 's Rights On The Grounds Of Political, Social, And Economic Equality

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Feminism. The advocacy of women 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. Why are some people so angry or offended when they hear this word? Why does the idea of women being equal to men annoy and infuriate them? Do they not believe that women should have the same rights as men? Should women have to cover up to avoid being cat called by disgusting men? Should women have to cover up to avoid being molested or raped? Should women have to stay quiet when they are raped or abused because no one would ever believe them? Should woman be told what to wear, say, or do with their body? I ask myself these questions every day. The question that I ask myself the most is, “Why are women of color, gay, and transgender women constantly being disrespected?”
Woman as a whole get disrespected on a daily basis. We get cat called, get told what to do with our bodies, victim blamed, our bodies are over sexualized, and were viewed as weak and just a piece of meat. Being a woman is already scary enough but being a gay, transgender, or woman of color is the most terrifying experience. Its seems as if the more melanin your skin contains, the more disrespect you receive. Why is that? Although being a woman is hard, being a white woman gives you so much more privilege than what a woman of color gets. First of all, white woman are seen as beautiful and attractive because of their skin. They aren’t constantly told that their skin is too dark or ugly because of…
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