Retiring the 'F' word is just a step back in our fight to gain equality
Published 06/10/2015 | 02:30
Actresses in Hollywood work in the most sexist industry on the planet, so why are so many of them so reluctant to describe themselves as feminists?
The latest high-profile star to recoil from the 'F word' is Meryl Streep, who ironically chose a promotional tour for her new movie Suffragette to renounce the term.
"I am a humanist. I am for a nice easy balance," she told 'Time Out' magazine, when asked if she considered herself a feminist.