I'm a Chinese girl. In our society, feminism
is not as important as in western society.
I've read some essays on Feminist.com.
I don't think I'm a feminist, and I really
cannot understand some of your notions.
Perhaps it's up to our different culture.
I only want to ask a simple question: what
is feminism? I cannot express myself in
English very well, terribly sorry.
Trust me, your English is far better than
my Chinese would ever be.
I think feminism
is essentially what each person makes of
it -- in general, it is a movement working
to ensure the each person can make informed
choices about their lives regardless of
what choice they make. I think that feminism
is about changing society, not about changing
yourself -- it's about structural change
not individual change, but perhaps a consequence
of the structural change will be that more
people can feel like they can be themselves.
I hope that's clear -- let me know if
you need more information - thanks,