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Beyoncé, her definition of feminist

 

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I’m not really sure people know or understand what a feminist is, but it’s very simple. It’s someone who believes in equal rights for men and women. I don’t understand the negative connotation of the word, or why it should exclude the opposite sex. If you are a man who believes your daughter should have the same opportunities and rights as your son, then you’re a feminist.

Beyoncé, ELLE – Apr 4, 2016

Costumes for kids or stereotypes?

“The girls were dressed as princesses, the boys as super heroes!”

One Monday night, I come home from work and my older son, 7 years old, says to me: “Tomorrow it’s “Mardi Gras”, the teacher told us we could come in costume”.  Ouch …

I say “ouch” because we don’t have many costumes at home, and I don’t know why: is it because they do not have many that they almost never disguise themselves, or is it because they do not really like this that we do not buy them costumes…

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