By Lauren McKeon
Why are girls prime the struggle opposed to feminism and women's rights?
From pop icons to operating moms, ladies are forsaking feminism in extraordinary numbers. Even scarier, also they are prime the cost to ship it to its grave. throughout North the US, girls head anti-feminist PR campaigns; they aid anti-feminist politicians; they're at the back of greater than 70 complaints throughout North the US to silence the sufferers of campus rape; they participated in Gamergate, the violent, vitriolic anti-women-in-technology circulation; and they are at the frontlines of the struggle to finish reproductive rights. far and wide we flip there is proof an anti-feminist bomb has exploded, occasionally detonated through the unlikeliest suspects. among ladies who say they do not desire feminism and ladies who cannot agree on what feminism will be, the demanding situations of struggling with for gender equality have by no means been greater.
F-Bomb takes readers on a witty, insightful, and deeply attention-grabbing trip into cutting-edge anti-feminist universe. via a chain of dispatches from the frontlines of the recent gender wars, investigative journalist Lauren McKeon explores generational attitudes, debates over inclusiveness, and differing perspectives at the intersection of race, classification, and gender. She asks the uncomfortable query: If girls will not be connecting with feminism, what is wrong with it? and he or she confronts the uncomfortable fact: For gender equality to succeed, we first have to comprehend the place feminism has long gone fallacious and the place it could actually cross from right here.
In an international the place "everyday sexism" ruled Olympic insurance and during which fifty three percentage of white ladies voted for Donald Trump, F-Bomb provides pressing and invaluable dialogue on women's lives at the present time.
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