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How women relate to feminism varies drastically by race and age

Several weeks ago, we released the initial findings from our #TheFWord, study on feminism. We shared some “feminist personas” that represented how various members of our community related to “the F word.”

Today, we’re sharing an infographic that digs a little deeper into what we found as we analyzed the results, with specific data points that illustrate how we came to identify these various groups.

What I’m most interested in, though, is if you see yourself somewhere here.

I was born in 1964, the very last year of the Baby Boom, and I can’t say I’ve ever identified much as a Boomer. But I have to admit, I fit right into that persona. I’m strongly feminist and don’t remember ever not feeling that way. I’m probably super-influenced by my second-wave feminist mom, who was among those women who entered the workplace in the ’60s and ’70s. In that respect, I am squarely the Feminist Baby Boomer personality we saw so clearly in our community’s response.

What about you? Do any of these shoes fit?

Note: In case you’re wondering, we had a healthy sample of 1,622 respondents; however, our sample sizes for age brackets below 24 and over 65, and for those who identified other than white, African American/Black or Hispanic, were below a sample size/percentage we felt comfortable drawing conclusions about.

Infographic: How women relate to feminism
Image: SheKnows

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