th to gender equality has been long and winding, partly because in multicultural Singapore, issues such as racism still clouds the way a lot of people think.
You may be familiar with legendary matriarchies like the (now extinct) Amazons, but there’s still a handful of female-led societies still surviving in the real world today that are matrilineal (where ancestral descent is traced through maternal instead of paternal lines) – and interestingly, most of them are in Asia.
It’s not uncommon to hear that once women identify themselves as “feminists,” they’d almost always be labelled a “man hater” or even “feminazi.” Perhaps this stems from the problem that many of us still haven’t grasped the true meaning of being a “feminist”.
For many years, the use of personal pronouns has become the topic of much controversy and discourse. However, there’s no denying that pronouns are an essential part of grammar to identify yourself and others.
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