“It’s my choice, so it’s feminist!”
This is a common refrain. But is every choice we make inherently feminist – or are we influenced by misogyny?
Check out this comic with a smart perspective on this tough question. Does it make you think differently about any of your choices?
And if you choose to wear make-up, that’s great too. Let’s work to make sure that people aren’t pressured or shamed into wearing or not wearing make-up!
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- On ‘Choice’ Feminism and Internalized Misogyny: Why We Participate in Patriarchal Oppression
- How Can You Tell if You’re Being Sexually Empowered or Objectified? Ask Yourself This Simple Question
Ronnie Rene Ritchie is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism, an illustrator, and storyteller working out of Peterborough, Ontario. Since graduating from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon with a BFA in Illustration, Ronnie has had work featured in galleries and sex shops across North America, and their autobiographical webcomic, GQutie, has seen its popularity soar online. Learn more about GQutie, Ronnie’s illustration, or follow them on Twitter @ronithebear.