It’s a regular series, hopping from one celebrity-driven intrigue to another.
Two weeks ago it was actress Lena Dunham’s autobiography and what constitutes normal sexual exploration between siblings. Last week: whether or not something is wrong with actress Salma Hayek’s admitting that she’s not into feminism.
“I am not a feminist,” Hayek told People magazine before accepting an award from Equality Now, an organization dedicated to the protection and promotion of human rights for women and girls. “If men were going through the things women are going through today, I would be fighting for them with just as much passion. I believe in equality.”
This infuriated some who thought Hayek’s comment indicated that she sees feminism not as pro-women but anti-men. This is a viewpoint that many other women and men hold as well.
Read the whole thing but this sums it up...
Most importantly, a lot of us just don’t want to be associated with a supposed movement that has no unifying theme except for seeming both anti-man and against any woman who disagrees on the topic of what feminism means.