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28.11 Moderate Feminism:




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This article is from the Feminism References FAQ, by Cindy Tittle Moore tittle@netcom.com with numerous contributions by others.

28.11 Moderate Feminism:

This branch of feminism tends to be populated by younger women or
other women who have not directly experienced discrimination.
They are closely affiliated with liberal feminism, but tend to
question the need for further effort, and do not think that
Radical feminism is any longer viable and in fact rather
embarrassing (this is the group most likely to espouse feminist
ideas and thoughts while denying being "feminist"). [CTM]

'pop-feminism'

This term has appeared several times on soc.feminism. It appears
to be a catch-all for the bogey"man" sort of feminism that
everyone loves to hate: you know, the kind of feminism that grinds
men under its heel and admits to no wrong for women. It is
doubtful that such a caricature actually exists, yet many people
persist in lumping all feminists into this sort of a category. [CTM]

 

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