Feminist Friday: “It is not the word that is important but the idea and the ambition behind it”
Here is another contribution to the Feminist Friday discussions. This one focuses on Emma Watson’s plea for gender equality at the United Nations this week. Join the discussion!
In case you haven’t heard, Emma Watson gave an awesome speech about gender inequality at the United Nations last weekend (transcript). She mentioned Feminism several times and kicked off a campaign called #HeForShe. Here’s what “HeForShe” is about:
. . . we want to try and galvanize as many men and boys as possible to be advocates for gender equality. And we don’t just want to talk about it, but make sure it is tangible.
I found out about the speech on Monday and shared it with Diana immediately because I thought she might want to use it while it was fresh. Unbeknownst to me, our friend Hannah had already shared it with Diana by tagging her on Facebook, and Diana’s social media was buzzing about it.
On Tuesday, I spied an image of Neil Gaiman supporting HeForShe and asked Diana to pin it so I could…
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