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Barack Obama is a feminist

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Women's Rights

# Feminist
# Social Justice Supporter
4 Aug 2016

In an article written for Glamour, Barack Obama said

As a parent, helping your kids to rise above these constraints is a constant learning process. Michelle and I have raised our daughters to speak up when they see a double standard or feel unfairly judged based on their gender or race—or when they notice that happening to someone else. It’s important for them to see role models out in the world who climb to the highest levels of whatever field they choose. And yes, it’s important that their dad is a feminist, because now that’s what they expect of all men. It is absolutely men’s responsibility to fight sexism too. And as spouses and partners and boyfriends, we need to work hard and be deliberate about creating truly equal relationships.
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This user contribution was reformatted and added to the record of Barack Obama's views on 12 Jul 2022.