Catherine, I applaud you.
Daan Spijer

Thank you, Daan. Labels are such difficult things, aren’t they? They’re very helpful, in some respects - they help us organize information - but they are by their nature restrictive. That includes the feminist label, of course - many are uncomfortable with it because of its real and perceived restrictions. It’s so loaded with coding that it feels almost impossible to unpack. But ‘humanist,’ as you say, is taken - and I would argue that even if it wasn’t, it would itself be restrictive (much longer argument to dig into there - perhaps that’s another post in itself!) If I do think of some viable alternatives, I’ll write about it and tag you ;)

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