Feminism goes through its regular bash-and-trash rounds on CAF, and I think it’s unwarranted, black-and-white thinking. It doesn’t have to be a dirty word, and we don’t have to let other define it for us. I love this article because the author so eloquently explains the dilemma of the pro-life-Catholic feminist.
Has anyone seen Mrs. America? I don’t get any streaming service, so I’m hoping it comes to DVD. What are your thoughts?
The stories portrayed in “Mrs. America” encourage Americans on both sides to recognize that there is a class of women who were not welcome in 1970s feminism, but also did not align with anti-feminist women.
As a woman who is dissatisfied and angry with the world that both Steinem and Schlafly left for me, I have been moved by the portrayals of women on both sides of the movement, and I hope that those who identify with either of them can also develop compassion for characters who oppose their views.