As feminism moves its way into pop culture, glossy pop stars aren't hesitating to declare their support. Which is amazing. But there's one person I think should be part of the conversation~ Britney Spears. Britney is always unapologetically herself. Her journey with fame reflects how we treat women in the public eye. I love her sincerely.
  1. "Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating." ~Andrea Dworkin
  2. "If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you haves chosen the side of the oppressor." ~Desmond Tutu
  3. "When a man gives his opinion, he’s a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she’s a bitch." ~Bette Davis
  4. "We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back." ~Malala Yousafzai
  5. "I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own." ~Audre Lorde
  6. "Last time I checked, how much sex a girl has doesn’t justify a label slapped on her like a soup can." ~Maggie Royer
  7. "Feminism isn’t about making women stronger. Women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength." ~G.D. Anderson
  8. "A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle." ~Gloria Steinem
  9. "Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings." ~Cheris Kramarae
  10. "It’s not my responsibility to be beautiful. I’m not alive for that purpose. My existence is not about how desirable you find me." ~Warson Shire
  11. "I am a Woman. Phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that’s me." ~Maya Angelou
  12. "Woman’s degradation is in man’s idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws, customs, are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man." ~Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  13. "If any female feels she need anything beyond herself to legitimize and validate her existence, she is already giving away her power to be self-defining." ~bell hooks
  14. “I embrace the label of bad feminist because I am human. I am messy. I’m not trying to be an example. I am not trying to be perfect. I am not trying to say I have all the answers. I am not trying to say I’m right. I am just trying—trying to support what I believe in, trying to do some good in this world, trying to make some noise...” ~Roxane Gay
  15. “The only way for a woman, as for a man, to find herself, to know herself as a person, is by creative work of her own.” ~Betty Friedan
  16. “The process begins with the individual woman’s acceptance that American women, without exception, are socialized to be racist, classist and sexist, in varying degrees, and that labeling ourselves feminists does not change the fact that we must consciously work to rid ourselves of the legacy of negative socialization.” ~bell hooks
  17. “It's hard not to be a fighter when you're constantly under siege.” ~Cassandra Duffy
  18. “No woman gets an orgasm from shining the kitchen floor. ” ~Betty Friedan
  19. “A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men.” ~Gloria Steinem
  20. “I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet.” ~Susan B. Anthony
  21. “Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.” ~Margaret Atwood
  22. “Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.” ~Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  23. "A woman is like a tea bag. You never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt
  24. "Though we have the courage to raise our daughters more like our sons, we've rarely had the courage to raise our sons like our daughters." ~Gloria Steinem
  25. "We need to make equal pay and equal opportunity for women and girls a reality so women's rights are human rights once and for all." ~Hillary Clinton
  26. "I believe that the influence of woman will save the country before every other power." ~Lucy Stone