Why Is Doing Anything Like A Girl Still A Bad Thing? Essay

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"You throw like a girl!" the young boys shout out to other boys alike who throw the ball just short of the target. "You hit like a girl!" "You run like a girl!". That is the ultimate insults for boys, isn 't it? To be compared to a girl. What is so demeaning about doing something like a girl? When did this insult start to carry so much weight in the society of young boys? If you do something like a girl, wouldn 't it mean you are doing it well? As well as anybody else? Girls can run fast, throw far and hit hard. Why is doing anything like a girl still a bad thing? By definition the term "Feminism" means "the advocacy of women 's rights on the grounds of political, social, and economical equality to men." The keyword of that definition is "equality." Equality to men. This definition is one of the most deeply misunderstood definition, because of that, the entire act of Feminism is wrongly perceived as outrageous and aggressive. The demand for equality is nothing new, we 've all seen equal rights activists in our history books, but we are taught history is bound to repeat itself. Here we are again, in 2015, women are still fighting for the equality of their male counterparts. That 's all the feminists want, to be equal. Why is this concept so hard to understand? Isn 't that what anybody would want? This movement is full of true potential, but not everybody sees that. History has made it clear that with every great idea comes with great criticism.…

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