I found freedom y’all and I refuse to give it up. I am not ready to give it up. I don’t want to give it up.
It’s far too easy to assume that I would be just another twenty-something with a chip on my shoulder. But, you see, you would be right to assume that. Obviously, the world has ‘done me wrong’ and all that stuff that millennials say all the time. It doesn’t help us (by the way).
Hey Gurlll & Welcome To The Safe Zone!
Women. We are so powerful that many wish to suppress us. We are told many things growing up.
I’m not letting them off the hook.
I'm 25 years old, and I've never really been kissed.
The celebration and encouragement of womanhood have increasingly grown in the modern world. There are organizations, groups, and charities that help encourage women to be the best they can be and genuinely know their worth. For younger girls in middle school, high school, and college, it's vital for these younger ladies to see a woman being celebrated and shown they can do whatever they put their mind to do, women can do anything. There are organizations out there that represent women all around the world. In Her shoe Movement is an International organization all about women empowerment. As for a global organization, Her Campus magazine is all about catering to the needs of women and celebrating womanhood.
When women come together and help each other NOTHING could stand in their way. They are an absolute force to be reckoned with. Unfortunately women have been taught to see each other as a sort of competition. They've been taught it's more acceptable to tear a woman down than to build her up. For centuries women have proven that they are nothing if not strong. They have also proven that they are stronger united. So why is it that a woman's first instinct is to tear down a woman? I believe this comes from decades and decades of men forcing us to behave in a more "civilized" manner. Men knew that when women came together their power has no limit, and this power scared the men. Therefore the men had to separate and reprogram women. As long as the men did this the women were controllable, docile even.
Many people assume feminism is all about hatred towards men. Downgrading men to promote woman superiority. A movement that discourage men by pulling out their power. Standing up for womans right and neglecting men that do have a right too. That is not the feminism that supposed to be understand. Feminism is the equality by man and woman in a way both gender receive equal rights. Therefore, feminism is for everybody.
Women have come a long way since the very first Suffragettes fought for our right to vote and the movement has evolved greatly from its original purpose. Yet the core of it remains the same: it is the fight for equality of the sexes. But as feminism has grown and widened its reach across the globe, has its very essence been diluted and, as a result, is it still a force for good?
In October of 2019 I travelled by myself across the globe to Thailand.