Tag: Feminism

Redefining Feminism: The State of Women in America

Carly Fiorina, Medium – June 24, 2015

When I was a little girl, my mother told me: “What you are is God’s gift to you. What you make of yourself is your gift to God.” My mother and father would encourage me always to work hard, to aim high, to find and make the most of my gifts. I didn’t feel gifted as a young girl or a young woman, but my mother’s words seemed like both a promise and a challenge.

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What Young Feminists Think of Hillary Clinton

Molly Mirhashem, National Journal – May 16, 2015

Among feminists of her generation, Svokos is hardly alone in her lukewarm feelings about Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid. I recently interviewed 47 young women, most in their early to mid-20s, who call themselves feminists; they talked about what feminism means to them and shared their thoughts about Clinton’s candidacy and public image.

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