Feminism | Posted by Marina Arcuschin de Oliveira on 04/27/2015
#SpreadFeminisim: Should Feminism Go Viral?
A friend of mine recently shared #SpreadFeminism, a challenge campaign encouraging fellow feminists to post a video, picture, poem, or anything else related to feminism on their Facebook page for five days and invite three friends to do the same. then continue the trend.
Initially, I was excited. What a simple, powerful idea. At the same time, I couldn’t shake my doubts. I love the idea of spreading feminism, but what notions of feminism will be spread? What if this campaign affirms the struggle but erases its underlying complexities? What if it does more harm than good?
Here’s why I’m worried:
Feminism is beautiful because it is complex. I love the idea that there are so many ways to understand and practice feminism and that it …