Anonymous asked: You make good points but don't you think by telling those people that they can't be feminists that you are turning people away from the cause? shouldn't that be your focus, to convince other people to be feminists?
I am in the midst of packing to move back to school and up waaaay too late (have to be awake again in 4 1/2 hours), but I wanted to answer this. I try not to paint with a broad brush when it comes to who ‘counts’ as a feminist and who doesn’t, particularly because the label is fraught with different meanings and connotations depending on who you ask. However, to answer...