So...yeah. Right now there’s a lot of talk about a tumblr called WomenAgainstFeminism. It’s just pictures of some women holding up handwritten signs entitled « I don’t need feminism because... » Some of the reasons they give for not needing feminism almost seem like a parody (« How the fuck am I suppose to open jars and lift heavy things without my husband? ») and some (« I don’t need to grow out my body hair to prove I’m equal to men ») just make me wonder where in the world they got their definition of feminism.
At first I considered starting my own « I Don’t Need _____ Because » tumblr with people holding equally baffling signs. Signs like:
I don’t need books because YOU KNOW WHO WROTE BOOKS? HITLER. HITLER WROTE A BOOK. NO THANK YOU, NAZIS.
I don’t need money BECAUSE I HAVE A CHECKBOOK, ASSHOLE.
I don’t need air because LOTS OF IT…
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