Earlier today, the comedian Wendy Liebman, whom I follow on Twitter, retweeted this from singer and activist Chely Wright:
Something to think about twitter.com/chelywright/st…— Chely Wright (@chelywright) November 30, 2012
If you can't see the image, it's a photo of a young white woman holding up a handwritten sign reading: "I need feminism because my university teaches 'How to Avoid Getting Raped' instead of 'Don't Rape' at freshmen orientation."
It made me think of all the reasons I need feminism, which is simultaneously overwhelming (which is my positive spin on "discouraging") and empowering.
So now I put it to you: Why do you need feminism?