A person who believes in and works for equality between the sexes and an end to violence and discrimination against women around the world. Feminists can be people of any age, religion, social class, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, race, or social class. Feminists are sometimes very angry about the way women are treated in society, but the "man-hating castrating feminazi" is a myth spread by sexist media.
Also an adjective referring to feminists.
1. If you enjoy voting, using birth control, and being able to call the police if your husband beats you, thank a feminist!
2. My class is studying feminist interpretations of the Bible.
November 28, 2004