Women Unbound Meme


I was making one of my semi-regular trips through the blogosphere when I came across the Women Unbound challenge at Black-Eyed Susan’s blog. As a womanist, the idea of women unbound is, of course, intriguing. So I visited the source website

: Women Unbound and once I read about it, I decided to participate at the suffragette level. Here are my answers to the posted questions:

What does feminism mean to you? Does it have to do with the work sphere? The social sphere? How you dress? How you act?

Feminism means, to me, the white woman’s struggle to have all the legal rights and prerogatives of white men in society.

2. Do you consider yourself a feminist? Why or why not?

To quote Alice Walker: “Womanist is to feminist as purple is to lavender.” I like lavender but I love purple.

3. What do you consider the biggest obstacle women face in the world today? Has that obstacle changed over time, or does it basically remain the same?

Society isn’t structured as if there is just one monolith called woman (or women). What’s the biggest obstacle for some women might not be biggest obstacle for other. So I can’t answer this particular question.

~ by Tichaona Munhamo on November 19, 2009.

2 Responses to “Women Unbound Meme”

  1. I could have sworn I left a comment on this post previously- or maybe I just remember the quote from someone else. It’s a good quote!

  2. Fair enough; I appreciate your thoughts on womanist vs. feminist and I am glad you are participating in the challenge. I look forward to reading more about your perspectives on the issues that you choose to read and share.
    I love the Walker quote Thank you.

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