It can be confusing when people use the word feminism to refer to two different things.
There’s the idea of feminism as focusing on women’s liberation, and then there’s feminism as a broader movement to end all kinds of oppression.
So is there one definition of feminism that’s more accurate than the other? And what can we learn from figuring out how they’re different and similar to each other?
Celia Edell sets out to answer these questions in her latest video, and she’s got some important reminders about why the term feminism matters.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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Celia Edell is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism, a freelance writer, and feminist philosopher. She holds a Masters degree in Philosophy from the University of Sheffield in England and is currently doing her PhD in Philosophy at McGill University in Montreal. Her interests include critical race theory, mental health awareness, and bad made-for-TV movies. She tweets and blogs under the name @ceedling.