Friday, January 11, 2013
are you a fe-man-ist??
a quick little femi-litmus quiz for the boys, courtesy of the frisky
[you might want to imagine your man's answers & ensure he's
the right guy for you]:
sir, you may be a feminist if you . . .
:: are proud and not threatened that your wife, girlfriend or gal pal earns more money than you.
:: wouldn’t dream of having sex with a girl too drunk to consent.
:: are appalled by how many celebrities and professional athletes get away with abusing, sexually assaulting or killing women.
:: even though you believe abortion is wrong, you believe a woman should make decisions about her own body.
:: respect female power and don’t feel threatened by it. [extra points for a Hillary '08 tee]
:: are pretty horrified at the expectation of other dudes that women wax their nether-regions bare.
:: don’t feel the need to qualify people as “a female doctor” or “a female writer.”
:: realize all the glitter nail polish, red lipstick, and stiletto heels in the world doesn’t make a woman dumber than you.
:: pay and promote your employees based on merit — i.e., your female employees can expect to make as much as your male employees — and offer both maternity and paternity leave.
:: love women’s bodies, yet wonder why they are used to sell everything from beer to drano.
:: expect to do as much of the diaper-changing and PBJ-making as the mother of your children because you realize fatherhood is equally as important.
:: tell your buddies to quit it whenever you hear them talk degradingly about women.
:: understand that lesbians were not put on the Earth for “Girls Gone Wild” videos.
:: wouldn’t dream of criticizing a black woman for rocking her natural hair.
:: give as good as you get [sometimes better?] in bed.
:: are open to the evolution of your own gender identity/expression, i.e., you don’t tell yourself or other males “a real man shouldn’t” or “a real man can’t.”
image source: rupaul "foxy lady" doll @ logo tv.