It just sickens me to know that sexism, just like racism has progressed from thoughts that are supposed to be hidden, locker room talks that should not have been spoken to national TV stations. I am angry that when describing women and their duties at home, these men in some way have dehumanized the respect given to women to become comparable to the worth of furniture and animals. By duties, I mean the chores that culture in ally with the patriarchal system has continuously compelled many women to do out of their own will. I hate the support that are given to men who call women pigs and say that the only place they belong is in the kitchen, and other rooms as if they are light bulbs or furniture. Yet every single day of our lives, young girls are trained the hardest to keep their virginity, shame their freedom, learn to cook, bruise their knees for the sake of respect, leave their homes and change their names just to prove the love they have for such men.
When people call feminist angry black women, I think to myself that is this sexism not worth being angry? I cannot believe it is 21st century and we still have to argue about why feminism should even exist when too many societies and the so called "potential leader's" lack the moral ethics in speaking about women and in treating them right. I am disgusted at the audience these enormities are attracting because young boys too will see these misinformed uneducated individuals and have to question who their role models can be. Young girls will question their self esteem and the purpose of their existence.
It is so pitiable that laws and human rights can defend monetary or business issues but will ignore its duty when it comes to sexism or even racism. Injustice sits as a king and the so called democracy mysteriously becomes deaf to the voices, protests and marching of the masses against acts and words that should be unlawful. It is absurd to me that someone who refuses to pay a parking ticket can be jailed whereas someone who openly insults the humanity of a gender is hardly reprimanded by law. How demeaning it is to my gender!
I cannot guarantee that feminism alone is enough to fix these issues but I can attest to its ability of showing and exposing that these situations need to be fixed.
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