"James Deen told an interviewer in 2013 he 'hates feminism' and safe words give women all the power" safe words, when "no" isn't sexy enough. this guy is total garbage, and yet we see mainstream media shocked, JUST SHOCKED, that somehow a """sex-positive male feminist""" turned out to be this shitty.
From shopping to naked selfies: how 'empowerment' lost its meaning: The catch-all term has come to denote a watered-down feminism, popular with celebrities and advertisers alike. How did this authentic appeal from the marginalised become so abused?Empowerment used to be radical – now it is everything from deodorant to chocolate. - Hadley Freeman, the Guardian
'I don't know why people are so reluctant to say they're feminists. Maybe some women just don't care. But how could it be any more obvious that we still live in a patriarchal world when feminism is a bad word?' Feminism always gets associated with being a radical movement – good. It should be. A lot of what the radical feminists [in the 1970s] were saying, I don't disagree with it.' - Ellen Page
The actress has been anything but quiet about her thoughts on feminism and her mission for gender equality. She has spoken out publicly in interviews, on talk shows and press tours about women’s rights. "Feminism always gets associated with being a radical movement—good. It should be. A lot of what the radical feminists [in the 1970s] were saying, I don't disagree with it," Page told The Guardian. - HarpersBAZAAR.com