Feminism Inc : why 1% feminism will never change the world

Feminism Inc : why 1% feminism will never change the world

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I recently read Dawn Foster’s excellent Lean Out, a badly needed and critically sharp take-down of the corporate and choice feminisms that have come to define mainstream feminism in recent years. That a certain strain of feminism has become fashionable and highly marketable is undeniable but will it result in meaningful change in the majority of women’s lives or just a few? I consider this crucial question and review Foster’s book in a piece for The Coven entitled ‘Feminism Inc’, which you can read here.

Read: ‘To All the Girls Who’ve Loved Before: A Reflection on Female Fandom’ on The Coven

Read: ‘To All the Girls Who’ve Loved Before: A Reflection on Female Fandom’ on The Coven

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If you haven’t checked out The Coven yet you need to get on it. So many excellent essays by ladies who have something worth saying in one handy website. I’ve a piece up there this month on disparaging attitudes to female fandom and popular culture, which are a) a classic example of sexist double-standards and b) total nonsense. Check it out here.