Should Men Call Themselves ‘Pro-Feminist’ Instead of ‘Feminist’?

Have you come across the idea that men shouldn’t call themselves feminists?

There are many different approaches to feminism, and some say that men can be more effective allies by calling themselves “pro-feminists” instead.

So what’s the difference?

Drop into this conversation for some perspective on why some feminists feel this way – and why others think everyone should be able to call themselves a feminist. If you’re a man, this can help you figure out which term is best for you.

With Love,
The Editors at Everyday Feminism

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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.