Nicole Pappal

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A Short History of Male Feminism

From Frederick Douglass and John Stuart Mill to today's scholars, there are plenty of men who, despite their flaws, have helped advance women's liberation.<p>Is it possible for a man to be a feminist? A number of writers, including me, have addressed this question recently, generally in theoretical …

Why We Still Need Feminism

Feminists are not angry lesbians who hate men. Feminists do not believe women are better than men, or that women deserve special privileges. They do not believe women are victims.<p>In order to be considered a feminist, you only need to be on board with one idea: All humans, male and female, should …

The F Word: The Fear of Feminism

Yesterday morning, a video of Emma Watson addressing the UN went viral. Her voice was shaky, but her message was clear: systemic gender inequality affects both men and women and needs to come to an end. Her words, to me, at least, were welcome. I'm glad she had the courage to stand in a room of …

3 Things That Young Women Need to Remember About Feminism

For many women today -- especially millennials -- "feminism" conjures thoughts of bra-burning and man-hating, leading many to shy away from calling themselves feminists. Misleading lists and #WomenAgainstFeminism have not done much to clarify the issue. What's more, young women are pointing to the …