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Why is feminism a dirty word? Why are celebrities from Susan Sarandon to Lady Gaga and Katy Perry explicitly rejecting the feminist label? And why is Carrie Underwood saying, “I wouldn’t go so far as to say I am a feminist, that can come off as a negative connotation.”
Since when was there a negativity surrounding feminism? Well, basically since forever. [excerpt]
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Maloney, Mary E., "My (Not So) Angry Vagina" (2014). SURGE. 30.