WOMEN
07/25/2014 09:35 am ET Updated Jul 25, 2014

I Was A Woman Against Feminism, And I Get It (But Also Knock It Off)

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For the past few weeks, the Internet has been collectively rolling its eyes at the "Women Against Feminism" Tumblr, in which (mostly young, mostly white) women hold up signs describing exactly how much they don't understand what the word feminism means.

And yes, it's annoying, it's frustrating, even a bit maddening, to see women discounting the need for feminism in modern society and taking hard-won freedoms for granted. But it's also familiar. Because I too was once a "woman against feminism."

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