Why we feminists really need to pick our battles wisely
Calling an inappropriate compliment 'misogyny' robs the word of all meaning, writes Carol Hunt
Published 13/09/2015 | 02:30
When will those bloody feminists learn to take a compliment? Or a joke? It's something I get asked quite frequently whenever I point out that telling me I have "great tits" or expecting me to laugh at rape jokes isn't kosher. In fact, I'd have to say that I find it downright sexist.
But then I would say that, wouldn't I? I self-describe as a feminist and on more than a few occasions I've been accorded the term 'feminazi'. Obviously I need to get a sense of humour and stop taking myself so seriously, eh?
But advocacy for women's rights is clearly still an important issue in many counties.