It’s an irony perfectly matched to the horror of 2020: The majority of American women now describe themselves as feminists, right as they’re being pushed out of the workforce and back into the kitchen.
A new Pew study shows that 61% of women in the United States identify as feminists, with about 20% of women saying the term describes them “very well” and more than 40% agreeing it describes them “somewhat” well. For women like me, who came of age in an era when feminism was a dirty word, this is incredible news. Finally, progress!
If only it didn’t come…
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