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Women Reveal Lowkey Ways They Smash The Patriarchy On A Daily Basis

When people stereotype feminists, they think of them as very angry beings, yelling and burning bras until the break of dawn. If you're a fellow feminist, you're well aware that's not the case. A Reddit user started a thread about how women rebel against the patriarchy in subtle ways. Some of the responses are serious, whereas others made us chuckle. Scroll down to find out how women intend to take down the patriarchy, one small step at a time. 

Funny reddit thread about fighting the patriarchy in subtle ways | thumbnail text - EfficientInfluence 10 hours ago I put the toilet seat down.
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Women Tweet About Men The Way Women Are Mentioned In History

Ever notice a lack of women mentioned in history? Or how they were just described as *blank's* husband or *blank's* mother? Yep us too. It's almost as if they've been blatantly looked over and excluded from history books for centuries. Even today people can have a difficult time recalling significant female figures, so there was a hilarious Twitter thread where women talked about men's historical achievements with the same tone of suspicion and surprise that women's achievements are often spoken with. 

Women Tweet About Men The Way Men Talk About Women In History| Thumbnail text - @sherrifflucy · Sep 2, 2017 Lucy Sherriff I half wonder whether men should be allowed in labs. Could be a distraction to hard working women. They at least need to dress appropriately ... 16 17 158 2.9K
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Photographer Questions Modern Day Sexism By Reversing Gender Roles in Vintage Ads

"In a parallel universe" is a series of fictional images, recreated from real ads in the mad men era, that question modern day sexism: showing it through a humorous light to spark a conversation through role play by visual artist Eli Rezkallah "Last Thanksgiving, I overheard my uncles talk about how women are better off cooking, taking care of the kitchen, and fulfilling "their womanly duties". Although I know that not all men think that way I was surprised to learn that some still do, so I went on to imagine a parallel universe, where roles are inverted and men are given a taste of their own sexist poison." — Eli Rezkalla. Via: Plastik Magazine

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