PolicyMic is fast becoming one of my favorite new digital pubs. This roundup of the biggest feminist moments in 2013 is the latest reason why.
Kristine Holmgren, a Presbyterian minister, suggested two titiles for her blog: “Feminist Pulpit Notes” and “Sweet Truth – Thoughts of a Faithful Feminist.” But Beliefnet had a problem with that, Romenesko reports:
The pastor/writer says she asked (a Beliefnet employee) over the phone why she had a problem with ‘feminist.’ The Beliefnet marketer said she didn’t, but that ‘we know our readers are offended by the word.’
In case you’re wondering, Merriam Webster defines “feminist” as the adjective or noun version of the word “feminism.” Here’s what that word means:
1: the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes
2: organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests