From breaking glass ceilings to widespread protests against sexual harassment, women were a force to be reckoned with in 2018.
I began letting go of my internalised misogyny when I realised that we only resort to hating other girls to try and empower ourselves, because that’s what we’ve been taught all along.
As a postmodern feminist, I realised that whenever I was speaking out, I was creating alternatives – possibilities for myself and others like myself.
Are these the rules? If there are, who sets them? This I believe is the question that postmodern feminism has led me to investigate.
Intersectional feminism brings women together to fight the different hardships set up by the patriarchy for women across different communities.
The task of practising everyday feminism leads to performing exhausting emotional labour, something which feminists can’t really escape from.
It is time for men to take responsibility and understand intersectional feminism and its dynamics without expecting women to spoon-feed them.
As young feminists, we can get so lost in our criticism and analysis of issues that we face that there is little space to be wrong.
Our dismissal of women as over-sensitive, angry feminists is merely a way to wield power so as to further silence oppressed voices.
The hesitation towards "the f-word" comes from a long history of patriarchal ideology both pushed on people all over the world.