We’ve all come a long way from Kansas! Feminism in The Wizard of Oz

We’ve all watched the MGM film The Wizard of Oz from 1939. But did you know that the original novel, written fully 39 years earlier, contained ideas about femininity that were quite progressive at that time and still are today? The feminist tendencies of his novels do not come as such a big surprise if… Read More

Humanism and Egalitarianism: are they Feminist Umbrellas?

Today I want to discuss feminism and how it relates to humanism and egalitarianism.  The argument I have heard, and subsequently dwelled upon, can be summed up with the following questions: Aren’t you for equality for everyone? Then why are you a feminist? Why aren’t you egalitarian? Or a humanist? Have you ever been confronted… Read More