Short Speech On Feminism

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Little girls with dreams become women with visions. Us women, and all women and men I have spoken to about feminism, which I am very passionate about, have shown me how many problems that this world has with sexism, racism, homophobia, and others. Like G. D Anderson once said, “Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength.” There is nothing more in this world that I want that equality for all genders, all races, all people. Recently, Washington Post held a poll asking Americans if they were strong feminists and/or feminists, or anti-feminists. Only 47 percent of Americans identified as feminists. Meaning, 44 percent of the people we live with everyday…show more content…
We should not be shaming a person for being comfortable in their skin, we should be supporting. Instead of shaming us girls for our bodies, teach the boys that we should not be seen as sexual objects. Girls should not feel guilty and be forced with the responsibility to not distract boys from their school work because of the clothes she is wearing. If you send a girl home or force her to change because what she is wearing is “distracting the male students” then you are telling her that hiding her body is more important than earning her education. That she must cover her skin so boys can be given a distraction free learning environment. Body shaming should never be allowed on school grounds, or anywhere. Every single day in my life I hear boys and girls calling other students names because of their weight. The word fat is not a bad word. My school should be a place where girls and boys can get away from that kind of harassment, not be exposed to it more. Someone’s weight is not something that should ever be used as an insult. I know several several people that have been through numerous eating disorders because of people bullying them and society telling them they must be the perfect size. I have been there, and I know way too well of what that feels
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